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A Fabergé silver-mounted, wood and guilloché enamel photograph frame, workmaster Viktor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

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Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Property from a Canadian Private Collection

A Fabergé silver-mounted, wood and guilloché enamel photograph frame, workmaster Viktor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

A Fabergé silver-mounted, wood and guilloché enamel photograph frame, workmaster Viktor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

12,600

GBP

Property from a Canadian Private Collection

A Fabergé silver-mounted, wood and guilloché enamel photograph frame, workmaster Viktor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899-1903


Rectangular, enamelled in translucent apple green over an engine-turned ground, applied with silver berried leaves, within wooden border, wooden back, struck to interior mount with workmaster's initials, 88 standard

height 25cm, 9.8 in.

In very good overall condition, minor area of faded wood to the lower right edge, very light wear to edges, two visible seems to lower part, UV light inspection does not reveal any fluorescent areas.


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Sotheby's, New York, 23 October 2003, lot 67
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner