A Fabergé silver and enamel timepiece, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1900
circular, enamelled in translucent turquoise blue over a wavy engine-turned ground and applied with a ring of
entwined laurel, the aperture framed with a palmette border, replaced back, the edge struck with workmaster's initials,
Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard; the mechanism back and strut further struck with workmaster's initials for Henrick
Wigström, 91 standard, scratched numbers 658A and BNMMM
diameter 10.5cm, 4⅛in.
The glass over the dial with a handful of scratches; the enamel with a minor chip (not to the metal) at eleven o'clock by the silver rim.
Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the functioning of the mechanism.
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