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An Imperial Fabergé jewelled gold, enamel and hardstone vinaigrette egg pendant, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908

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Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

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An Imperial Fabergé jewelled gold, enamel and hardstone vinaigrette egg pendant, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908

An Imperial Fabergé jewelled gold, enamel and hardstone vinaigrette egg pendant, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

15,120

GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

An Imperial Fabergé jewelled gold, enamel and hardstone vinaigrette egg pendant, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1908


carved of white chalcedony, the cap with three reserves of translucent pink enamel over hatched surfaces within white line borders and chased leaves, the central ring set with rose-cut diamonds, gold loop, struck on the suspension loop with workmaster's initials, 72 standard, with scratched inventory number 80654

height including loop 2.3cm, 1in.

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Purchased by Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna from the St Petersburg branch of Fabergé on 25 May 1908 for 75 roubles, the invoice from Fabergé recording the object in Russian as 'egg' among four others ranging in price from 45 to 75 roubles.
Sotheby's London, 06 June 2017, lot 318
For a similar vinaigrette egg, see Sotheby’s London, 27 November 2007, lot 528