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A Fabergé parcel-gilt silver beaker, workmaster Julius Rappaport, St Petersburg, 1899-1908

Property of a Gentleman

A Fabergé parcel-gilt silver beaker, workmaster Julius Rappaport, St Petersburg, 1899-1908

A Fabergé parcel-gilt silver beaker, workmaster Julius Rappaport, St Petersburg, 1899-1908

Property of a Gentleman

A Fabergé parcel-gilt silver beaker, workmaster Julius Rappaport, St Petersburg, 1899-1908


in historical taste, the tapering cylindrical body on spreading foot, supported by three lions and decorated with animals, birds, insects, carp and mast heads, struck on the underside with workmaster’s initials, 88 standard, with scratched inventory number 10042

height 13cm, 5 1/10in.

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Exhibition catalogue Count down to the Millennium, Fabergé, London, Tessier, n. 31
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, n. 174, p. 116 listed and illustrated
London, Tessier, Count down to the Millennium, Fabergé, 12-20 November 1999
Wilmington, Riverfront Arts Center, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, 8 September 2000 – 18 February 2001

 

The design of the present beaker is based on larger 17th century models made by Grigory Novgorodets in the Moscow Kremlin workshops for Patriarch Pitririm. For more please see M.M. Postnikova-Loseva in Oruzheinaya Palace, Moscow, 1954, p. 212 illustrated.