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BOX

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

A triangular box with a hinged lid. Almost the entire surface of the box is covered with opalescent white enamel on a guilloche ground. In the center of the cover is a diamond and the thumbpiece is a tiny cabochon ruby.

Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- diamond -- ruby
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1886-1898
Size:
1 × 1 11/16 in. (2.5 × 4.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.73
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg (before 1899) [rim of lid] MARK: Faberge in Cyrillic [rim of lid] MARK: M.P in Cyrillic for workmaster Mikhail Perkhin MARK: 56 gold standard, crossed anchors, M.P and Faberge in Cyrillic [on rim of box] INSCRIPTION: number 604B iMM [rim of lid] SCRATCH: #3844 [inside bottom of box]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973