Jewelled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Casket

Fabergé
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1899-1903

nephrite, gold, enamel

width: 7.5 cm

workmaster’s mark: Cyrillic initials M.P. for Michael Perchin

gold standard: 56 zolotniks

Fabergé scratched inventory number 7340

Provenance

Wartski, London

Sale: Habsburg, Feldman Geneva, 16 November 1988, lot 79, price realised 88,000 SFr.

The Kazan Collection

Bibliography

M.Y. Ghosn, Objets de Vertu par Fabergé: La Collection William Kazan, Paris, 1996, illustrated p. 81

 

A miniature nephrite casket mounted with a gold clasp and hinges decorated with translucent red enamel over a guilloché ground and set with rose-cut diamonds; further fitted with suspension gold ring handles set with rose-cut diamonds.