A Fabergé silver and enamel circular box, workmaster Anna Ringe, St Petersburg, 1899-1908
of circular form, chased with interspersed ribs, the central roundel set with a 1786 rouble coin of Catherine II, part-
enamelled in translucent dark yellow over a hatched background, garnet thumbpiece, struck with workmaster's initials
AR, K. Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 6287
diameter 7.5cm, 3in.
Overall good condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches consistent with age.
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