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LETTER OPENER FROM A DESK SET

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The desk set is made of birch wood, light in color and decorated with strips of silver gilt engraved with acanthus leaves and bands of translucent oyster white enamel over a guilloche ground. The paper cutter is decorated with bands of acanthus and enamel.

Object name:
LETTER OPENER FROM A DESK SET
Made from:
Birch -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1912
Size:
11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.147.5
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973