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BELL PUSH

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The bell push is carved in the shape of a covered vase resting on base and three ball feet in gold. The cover is fluted and set with a small cabochon ruby surrounded by diamonds. A yellow gold chased band enriches the rim. Six swags of ribbon tied laurel leaves in red and green gold adorn the sides and hang from tiny cabochon rubies.

Object name:
BELL PUSH
Made from:
Gold -- nephrite (jade) -- diamonds -- rubies
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1886-1898
Size:
2 3/16 × 1 15/16 in. (5.6 × 4.9 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.71
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg (before 1899); 56 gold standard; M.P in Cyrillic for workmaster Mikhail Perkhin(chief workmaster in 1886-1903) [on rim] SCRATCH MARK: B53G KHM 1-1-
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973