Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, Riverfront Arts Center, Wilmington, Delaware, 9 Sept 2000 – 18 Feb 2001, No. 79
G. von Habsburg, Fabergé: Imperial Craftsman and His World, London, 2000, no. 79, p. 77, illustrated in colour
Set of twelve silver-gilt and shaded cloisonné enamel beakers and their tray decorated with pastel coloured foliage on a gilt stippled ground.
Maria Semyonova (active 1896-1917) – important Russian silversmith and enameller. Daughter of a well-known silversmith Vasili Semyonov, Maria took over the family business after his death. Under her supervision, the firm became famous for its high-quality enamel in Neo-Russian style.