A Russian two-color gold mounted nephrite frame, Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
the translucent nephrite panel within border of laurel, tied at the centers and with rosettes at corners, topped by a ribbon bow, beaded central oval framing a miniature of a young woman signed Th Meyendorff, the back with scrolled strut, in fitted wood case stamped in Russian Fabergé St. Petersburg Moscow
struck with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 56 standard, with scratched inventory number 44966 on base rim and on ribbon bow
height 3 3/16 in.
The Kazan Collection, Christie's New York, April 15, 1997, lot 84
John Booth, The Art of Fabergé, New York, 1990, p. 170
M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé, Paris, 1996, no. 45