Russian Jewelled Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle

Fabergé
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circa 1890

gold, enamel, diamonds

length: 6.7 cm

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

assay master’s mark: Cyrillic initials Ya.L. for Yakov Lyapunov

gold standard: 56 zolotniks

Fabergé scratched inventory number 14430

A gold parasol handle of tapering cylindrical form decorated with panels of translucent salmon pink enamel over a guilloché ground, painted with entwined laurel garlands, each set with three large rose-cut diamonds and framed by chased gold and white enamel borders with small gem-set pellets at the intersections, with diamond bands around the edges, the top similarly enamelled and set with a rose-cut diamond finial.