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A Fabergé varicoloured gold-mounted nephrite letter-opener, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

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Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Property Formerly in the collection of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza

A Fabergé varicoloured gold-mounted nephrite letter-opener, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé varicoloured gold-mounted nephrite letter-opener, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Property Formerly in the collection of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza

A Fabergé varicoloured gold-mounted nephrite letter-opener, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1890


the tapering nephrite blade with red, yellow and green gold mounts cast and chased with Neoclassical motifs, struck on the mounts with workmaster's initials, 56 standard, with scratched inventory number 3232

length 24cm., 9 1/2 in.

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Christie’s, Geneva, 19 November 1974, lot 269
Baron Heinrich von Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano
Thence by descent
A. Somers-Cocks and C. Truman, Renaissance Jewels, Gold Boxes and Objets de vertu in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, London, 1984, no. 110, p. 312-313 illustrated

A Highly Important Fabergé Varicoloured Gold-Mounted Nephrite Desk Set, also from this collection, will be offered in Treasures, 10 December 2020, lot 32.