A Fabergé jewelled gold brooch, Moscow, 1899-1908
of oval form with stylized foliage decoration set with a cabochon sapphire, moonstone and ruby and a matching cultured pearl, struck KF in Cyrillic, 56 standard; together with an associated matching brooch, shaped as a knotted pin with a cabochon sapphire and a rose-cut diamond, struck with unrecorded initials F.L in Cyrillic, 56 standard
length 4.7cm, 1⅞in.
Excellent condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches consistent with age. The stones glued on the Faberge brooch.
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