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A Fabergé jewelled varicoloured gold and guilloché enamel paper knife, workmaster Michael Perkhin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

A Fabergé jewelled varicoloured gold and guilloché enamel paper knife, workmaster Michael Perkhin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

A Fabergé jewelled varicoloured gold and guilloché enamel paper knife, workmaster Michael Perkhin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

A Fabergé jewelled varicoloured gold and guilloché enamel paper knife, workmaster Michael Perkhin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903


of tapering form, the handle enamelled in translucent sky blue, applied with green gold laurel swags, the terminal surmounted by a chased gold acorn, the joint between handle and blade set with a row of rose-cut diamonds, the blade chased and engraved with stylised buds and a geometric motif, in a fitted A La Vieille Russie case, struck to the blade with workmaster's initials, 56 standard

length 17.8cm; 7 in.

In very good condition overall. A small amount of tarnish on the blade near the handle. A small amount of enamel on the side of the handle which fluoresces under UV light and is likely glue affixing the gold mount to the enamel.


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A La Vieille Russie, Paris
Christie's London, 5 June 2017, lot 231