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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED RHODONITE, NEPHRITE, AGATE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF WILD STRAWBERRY, IN THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE OF CARL FABERGÉ, 20TH CENTURY

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to Support Museum Collections

A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED RHODONITE, NEPHRITE, AGATE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF WILD STRAWBERRY, IN THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE OF CARL FABERGÉ, 20TH CENTURY

A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED RHODONITE, NEPHRITE, AGATE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF WILD STRAWBERRY, IN THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE OF CARL FABERGÉ, 20TH CENTURY

Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to Support Museum Collections

A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED RHODONITE, NEPHRITE, AGATE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF WILD STRAWBERRY, IN THE STYLE OF THE HOUSE OF CARL FABERGÉ, 20TH CENTURY


Formed as a cluster of rhodonite berries on a finely textured gold stem terminating in a blossom with rock crystal petals and a gem-set stigma, mounted with five nephrite leaves in tapering banded agate vase inset with natural mineral crystals emulating soil, bearing marks for Fabergé and ‘H.W.’ on stem.

height 16.5cm, 6 1/2in.

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Helen Babbott Sanders
The Brooklyn Museum, New York, bequest from the above in 1983
G. von Habsburg and D. Park Curry, Fabergé in America, San Francisco, 1996, n. 417, p. 338 illustrated
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