A Fabergé silver-gilt and enamel bell-push, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908-1917
of circular cushion form, the surface enamelled in translucent oyster-white over radiating wavy engine-turned ground, the cabochon amethyst push-piece within a gilt border, struck with workmaster's initials, 88 standard
diameter 5.1cm, 2in.
Overall in very good condition, with only a minor chip, approximately 4mm long, later repainted.
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