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SEAL

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The handle is a six-sided crystal of aquamarine. The trumpet shaped base is enameled in translucent peach colored enamel with swags of a purplish color floating in it, the whole over an engraved ground. At the top and bottom of the base are laurel leaves carved in green gold against red. There is an agate set in the base.

Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- aquamarine -- agate
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1903-1908
Size:
2 in. (5.1 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.220
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: Kokoshnik facing left for 1899-1908; AR in cyrillic for A. Rikhter (St. Petersburg essayer in 1899-1903) or Alexander Romanov (St. Peresburg essayer in 1908); 56; HW [On bottom] INSCRIPTION: UNG JE SERVIRAY [Only One Will I Serve] [On bottom] SCRATCH NUMBER: 13737 [Around the seal]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973