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A UNIQUE JEWELLED, FOUR-COLOR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL MINIATURE HARP
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A UNIQUE JEWELLED, FOUR-COLOR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL MINIATURE HARP\nmarked Fabergé and with the workmaster's mark of Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1896\nShaped as a gold miniature harp supported by two chased paw feet, the gold reeded pillar with spiralling foliage surmounted by the two-color gold curved neck set with rose-cut diamonds surmounted by four-color gold chased and engraved foliage and a suspending four-color gold rose garland, the gold-mounted sound box overall enamelled in translucent red applied with gold fleur-de-lys motifs, an oval miniature frame set with seed-pearls encloses a portrait of Tsar Alexander II wearing a Hussar uniform adorning the gold strings with a gold-mounted rose-cut diamond bow below, on an oval stepped bowenite base, marked on the base\n5 7/8in. (14.9cm.) high
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A UNIQUE JEWELLED, FOUR-COLOR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL MINIATURE HARP

exhibited

Lugano, The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Fabergé Fantasies from The Forbes Magazine Collection, 1987, no. 31, cat. p. 57, ill.

Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Fabergé, Orfèvre à la Cour des Tsars, 1987, no. 31, cat. p. 53, ill.

London, Ermitage, Fabergé Imperial Presents, 1987, no. cat.

St. Petersburg/Paris/London, Fabergé: Imperial Jeweller, 1993/94, no. 1, cat. p. 169, ill.

Hamburg, Museum Fur Kunst Und Gewerbe, Fabergé-Juwelier des Zarenhofes, 1995, no. 173, cat. p. 161, ill.

dimensions

5 7/8in. (14.9cm.) high

literature

Polak, M.A. "The Great Fabergé Egg Hunt", Royalty, Vol. 13, no. 8, March 1995, p. 40, ill.

Forbes, C. & Tromeur-Brenner, R. Fabergé, The Forbes Collection, New York, 1999, p. 102, ill. p. 103

provenance

Christie's New York, December 17, 1986, lot 506 bought by A La Vieille Russie as agent


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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