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A JEWELLED BOWENITE MODEL OF A FROG, RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to Support Museum Collections

A JEWELLED BOWENITE MODEL OF A FROG, RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900

A JEWELLED BOWENITE MODEL OF A FROG, RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to Support Museum Collections

A JEWELLED BOWENITE MODEL OF A FROG, RUSSIA, CIRCA 1900


Realistically carved as a crouching frog with gold-mounted cabochon ruby-set eyes, apparently unmarked

length 5.8cm, 2 5/16in.

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A La Vieille Russie, New York
Helen Babbott Sanders, acquired from the above
The Brooklyn Museum, New York, bequest from the above in 1983
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé, Hofjuwelier der Zaren, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, 1987, n. 354, p. 203 illustrated
G. von Habsburg-Lothringer and D. Park Curry, Fabergé in America, San Francisco, 1996, n. 184 p. 199 illustrated
Exhibition catalogue The Fabergé Menagerie, Walters Art MuseumBaltimore, 2003, n. 122, p. 190 illustrated
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Fabergé: Hofjuwelier der Zaren, December 5, 1986 - February 22, 1987
Houston, Museum of Natural Science, The World of Fabergé: Russian Gems and Jewels, February 11, 1994 - July 10, 1994
San Francisco, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fabergé in America: the Legacy of the Tsars, May 25 - July 28, 1996; also travelled to New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 12 - April 30, 1996; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, August 24 - November 9, 1996; New Orleans, Fine Arts Museum, December 7, 1996 - February 8, 1997; and Cleveland Museum of Art, March 12 - May 11, 1997
New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art, BMA Fabergé Installation, supplementary to Jewels of the Romanovs: Treasures of the Russian Imperial Court, March 20 - July 12, 1998
Baltimore, Walters Art Museum, The Fabergé Menagerie, February 13 - July 27, 2003; also travelled to Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, October 12, 2003 - January 4, 2004; Portland, Portland Art Museum, February 8 - May 2, 2004