Purchased from Fabergé’s London branch by His Royal Highness Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath, Prince of Bisnulok, favourite son and representative of King Rama V of Thailand, during his visit to England for the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911
P.L. Schaffer and U. Tillander-Godenhielm, Golden Years of Fabergé: Drawings and Objects from the Wigström Workshop, New York, 2000, pp. 142 & 145 (original design illustrated)
K. McCarthy, Fabergé in London. The British Branch of the Imperial Russian Goldsmith, London, 2017, illustrated p. 211
A nephrite desk set, comprising fourteen pieces: photograph frame, electric lamp, candle holder with drip tray, stamp box, glue pot, seal, inkwell, notepad holder, blotter, leather-bound letterpress, pencil, pen rest, dip pen, letter opener; each piece in nephrite with red and green gold mounts chased with ribbon-tied laurel swags and festoons in red and green gold.