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A Fabergé gold-mounted agate bonbonnière, workmaster Erik Kollin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

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12,000

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- 18,000 GBP

A Fabergé gold-mounted agate bonbonnière, workmaster Erik Kollin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé gold-mounted agate bonbonnière, workmaster Erik Kollin, St Petersburg, circa 1890

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

27,720

GBP

A Fabergé gold-mounted agate bonbonnière, workmaster Erik Kollin, St Petersburg, circa 1890


Of egg form, on a rose gold gadrooned baluster-shaped tapering foot, with a beaded border, the detachable cover with a fan-shaped gadrooned gold handle, marked on mounts with workmaster's initials, with later Soviet marks, scratched inventory number 40385

height 11.5cm, 4½ in.

In overall very good condition. Very minor scratches consistent with age and use.


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Agathon Fabergé
Leo Wainstein collection
With A. Tillander, Helsinki
Acquired from the above location in 1979
An Important Collection of Fabergé Masterpieces and Imperial Treasures
Christie's London, 27 November 2017, lot 206
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