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A Fabergé jewelled silver-gilt heart-shaped locket, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Property from a Private English Collection

A Fabergé jewelled silver-gilt heart-shaped locket, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, circa 1900

A Fabergé jewelled silver-gilt heart-shaped locket, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Property from a Private English Collection

A Fabergé jewelled silver-gilt heart-shaped locket, workmaster August Hollming, St Petersburg, circa 1900


enamelled in translucent white over a sunburst engine-turned ground, the two halves separated by a gold edge set with a row of rose-cut diamonds, the front centred with a single rose-cut diamond, with a gold diamond-set tied ribbon crest hanging from a suspension loop, struck inside with workmaster's initials, 84 standard

height incl. loop and chain 3.7cm; 1 7/16 in.

Good condition overall. Several very small, shallow chips and scratches to the surface of the enamel, one diamond missing from the ribbon crest


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