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BELL PUSH

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The bell push is shaped like a triangular stand resting on three ball feet. The surface is covered with salmon enamel over imbricated engine turning. Each side is further enriched with ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from pearls. On the top is a cabochon chalcedony for the bell. In each of the three top corners is a triangle enclosing a spray of leaves.

Object name:
BELL PUSH
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- pearl -- chalcedony
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1900
Size:
2 3/8 in. (6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.144
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARk: twice with Fabergé in Cyrillic; M.P in Cyrillic for workmaster Michael Perkhin [underneath] INSCRIPTION: inventory mark 2949; scratch mark 1740 K j I - I [rim of underside]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973