06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Carved Agate, Gold and Enamel Gardening Knife, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé Carved Agate, Gold and Enamel Gardening Knife, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the handle carved as a snail climbing a stem with the shell serving as the knop, with a gold collar and a longer, multicolored matt enamel collar in gold cagework and a steel blade; length 4 1/8 in. (excluding blade) - Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD Lot Sold 140,500 USD marked with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, and 56 standard, also with scratched inventory number 1301 ... [Lire la suite]