Lot 178. Faberge. AN IMPORTANT JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND IVORY TRAVELLING TRIPTYCH ICON

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 178 | Faberge. AN IMPORTANT JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND IVORY TRAVELLING TRIPTYCH ICON
Of ogee arch form, the hinged covers opening to reveal an icon of St Zachary and Elizabeth, within a silver-gilt corded rim set with sapphires, emeralds, cabochon rubies and pearls, the interior and exterior of the hinged covers decorated with ivory plaques, set with a silver clasp shaped as a cross, the reverse similarly decorated with ivory, applied with a silver plaque inscribed in Russian ‘[To] Elizaveta Vladimirovna / Bezobrazova / 23 August 1902 / From the Officers of the Chevalier Guard / Regiment of Her Majesty’, with suspension loop, marked on lower mount and plaque; in the original Fabergé wood case
45/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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