November 30, 06:31 PM GMT
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
A Fabergé jewelled gold-mounted bowenite model of a frog, St Petersburg, circa 1900
modelled as a frog doing a hand-stand with its rear feet held together, its eyes set with cabochon rubies, its mouth mounted with gold and set with a row of rose-cut diamonds, in the style of a Japanese netsuke
height 5.2cm; 2 1/16 in.
The present frog appears on a Wartski advert whilst they were located at 138 Regent's Street (1950-1970), illustrated in G. Munn, Wartski: The First One Hundred and Fifty Years, London, 2015, p. 72.