Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons

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An important Fabergé jewelled gold-mounted nephrite model of a pug, St Petersburg, circa 1900

Auction Closed

November 30, 06:31 PM GMT

Estimate

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

An important Fabergé jewelled gold-mounted nephrite model of a pug, St Petersburg, circa 1900


carved from dark green Siberian nephrite with almost black markings, seated on its haunches, the collar set with diamonds and a bell, its eyes set with cabochon rubies, the eyes giving a very aware expression, based on a Meissen porcelain model

height 6cm; 2⅜in.

Sotheby's London, The Property of the late Sir Bernard Eckstein (1894-1948), 8 February 1949, lot 141


G. Munn, Wartski: The First Hundred and Fifty Years The First 150 Years, 2015, p. 266. illustrated