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A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of playing puppies, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of playing puppies, St Petersburg, circa 1900

A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of playing puppies, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

37,800

GBP

A Fabergé jewelled bowenite model of playing puppies, St Petersburg, circa 1900


in the style of an 18th century Japanese wooden netsuke from the Tsu school carved by the master Kokei, the eyes set with cabochon rubies

length 3.5cm; 1⅜ in.

Excellent condition overall


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Exhibition catalogue, Wilmington, Fabergé Imperial Craftsman and his World, 2000, p. 306, illustrated
Exhibition catalogue, Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, 2011, p. 109, p. 97 illustrated
Wilmington, Fabergé Imperial Craftsman and his World, 2000, no. 808
Wartski, Japonisme: From Falize to Fabergé, 2011, no. 216