A Fabergé silver seal, workmaster Anders Nevalainen, St Petersburg, 1899-1908
of pommel form, plain polished surface, the top with bound reed border, the bottom chased with acanthus leaf border, the stamp base with engraved initials HJ; struck with workmaster's initials, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 12113
height 5.5cm, 2⅛in.
Overall in very good condition; with only minor surface wear and scratches consistent with age. Some minor nicks along the bottom rim.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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