Fabergé Jewelled Gold and Enamel Riding Crop Handle

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St Petersburg, circa 1890

gold, enamel, diamonds, ruby

length: 6 cm

workmaster’s mark: Cyrillic initials M.P. for Mikhail Perkhin

assay mark of St Petersburg (crossed anchors and sceptre),

gold standard: 56 zolotniks



Queen Marie of Romania Forbes Collection, New York


Ch. Forbes, R. Tromeur-Brenner, Fabergé: The Forbes Collection, 1999, illustrated p. 178


A two-colour gold riding crop handle of a waisted cylindrical form, overall enamelled in translucent orange over basket-weave engine-turning, overlaid with gold rocaille scrolls and flower motifs, surmounted by a cabochon ruby finial, the lower rim decorated with a band of diamonds.