View 1 of Lot 220. A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century.
View 1 of Lot 220. A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century.
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A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century

A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A gold and nephrite paste pot, St Petersburg, late 19th century


carved as a tomato or pumpkin, the gold handle of the brush imitating the top leaves, struck with an unknown maker's mark I.Ö, 56 standard

height with brush 6cm, 2¼in.

For a similar example please see: H. Hawley, Fabergé and His Contemporaries: The India Early Minshall Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1967, cat. 39, pp. 80-81.