Russian Gold, Aventurine Quartz and Rock Crystal Stamp Moistener

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reference number: FB_210

1904-1908

aventurine quartz, rock crystal, gold

length: 7.6 cm

workmaster’s mark: Cyrillic initials Ya.A. for Karl Gustaf Hjalmar Armfelt

gold standard: 56 zolotnik

London import marks for 1908

Provenance
Sale: Sotheby’s New York, 22 October 2002, lot 322, price realised $43,020

 

A carved aventurine quartz stamp moistener of shaped rectangular form, roller of rock crystal, mounted on four reeded gold ball feet with a laurel leaf-tip border, the body applied with diamond-set green gold wreaths pierced by polished red gold arrows.