Fabergé & Vertu: Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

Fabergé & Vertu: Property from the Brooklyn Museum, Sold to Support Museum Collections

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Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to Support Museum Collections

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

Auction Closed

December 2, 11:54 AM GMT

Estimate

5,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Details

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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.

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