Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

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A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of a seated frog, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Auction Closed

November 30, 06:31 PM GMT

Estimate

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of a seated frog, St Petersburg, circa 1900


modelled as a frog sitting back on its two rear legs, in the manner of a Japanese netsuke, its eyes set with cabochon rubies

length 5cm; 2 in.

Exhibition catalogue, Wilmington, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and his World, 2000, p. 306, illustrated
Exhibition catalogue, Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, 2011, p. 103 listed, p. 110 illustrated