A finely carved nephrite cup by Fabergé, mounted à cage with two-colour ribbon-tied laurel garlands and rosettes, further fitted with a laurel-chased rim and a handle modelled as a winged caryatid, raised on a circular gold foot.
Russian Gold-Mounted Nephrite CupFabergé
reference number: FB_213
width: 8.5 cm
maker’s mark: Cyrillic initials M.P. for Michael Perchin
assay mark of St. Petersburg (crossed anchors and sceptre)
gold standard: 56 zolotniks
Fabergé scratched inventory number 7154