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HANDLE

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The elbow shaped handle is made from one piece of Siberian nephrite and is encircled by four bands of tiny diamonds. Each band has a small cabochon ruby at the outer center. The neck is made in yellow gold enameled in opaque white with crisscrossed bands of diamonds. On the front and back of the neck is tied with strands of small diamonds.

Object name:
HANDLE
Made from:
Nephrite -- diamonds -- rubies -- gold -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1908
Size:
2 7/8 × 1 3/4 in. (7.3 × 4.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.192
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK: Kokoshnik left (1896-1908); 56 for gold value; HW in Latin script (Henrik Wigström) SCRATCHED NUMBER: Number 26247 scratched; number 12204 crossed out.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973