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A Fabergé jewelled gold, diamond, chalcedony and platinum brooch, workmaster August Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1890

Property from a Private European Collection (45-46, 52 and 67)

A Fabergé jewelled gold, diamond, chalcedony and platinum brooch, workmaster August Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé jewelled gold, diamond, chalcedony and platinum brooch, workmaster August Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1890

Property from a Private European Collection (45-46, 52 and 67)

A Fabergé jewelled gold, diamond, chalcedony and platinum brooch, workmaster August Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1890


Of quatrefoil form, centred with a cabochon cut chalcedony within openwork diamond set leaves, struck to the pin with workmaster's initials, 56 standard

length 3.2cm, 1¼in.

In overall good condition, consistent with age and use. Light surface scratching to mounts. Some minor losses to diamonds and the stone have possibly been replaced.


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Sotheby's, Geneva, 19-20 May 1997, lot 321
Christie's, New York, 20 October 1998, lot 71
Property of a Scottish Gentleman
Sotheby's, London, 31 May 2006, lot 379
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner