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CROCHET HOOK

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

A tortoiseshell crochet hook with a gold finial. The finial is decorated with white vertical stripes and laurel leaf garland executed in the champlevé enamel technique. Similar garland encircles a small faceted amethyst on the top. Two bands of small rose-cut diamonds set in silver are around the top and bottom of the finial.

Object name:
CROCHET HOOK
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- tortoiseshell -- diamonds -- amethyst
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.85
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK: Kokoshnik facing right (for 1908-1917); 56 (gold standard); H.W in Latin script for Henrik Wigström [On top] SCRATCH NUMBER: 20780 [On top]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973