06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the curved bloodstone handle carved with scrolling flowers, foliage, and rocaille, the end set with a single diamond, the collar set with a band of circular-cut diamonds; length 2 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard PROVENANCE: Christie's, October 5, 1983, lot 441, illustrated p. 151. Sotheby's. Important Russian... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

Three Fabergé Carved Rock Crystal, Gold, Enamel and Diamond Parasol Handles

Fabergé Carved Rock Crystal, Gold, Enamel and Diamond Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the carved rock crystal handle of T-shape, the collar enameled pink over a wavy guilloché ground and set with undulating bands of rose-cut diamonds and intertwined bands of chased gold laurel leaves, the upper and lower borders with bands of leaves enameled green interspersed with diamonds and circles of opaque white enamel; height 2 1/2 in. (excluding screw) - Estimate... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Carved Nephrite, Gold and Gem-Set Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1900

A Fabergé Carved Nephrite, Gold and Gem-Set Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1900. photo courtesy Sotheby's the curved nephrite handle carved with delicate fluting and set with criss-crossing bands of rose-cut diamonds that terminate at a bow knot set with a collet-set cabochon ruby and with a rose-cut diamond border. Together with a later Continental handle of amber with bands of fluted gold chased with crossing ribbons set with rosettes; height 4 in. (excluding screw). Estimate 15,000—20,000... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Carved Citrine Quartz, Gold, Enamel and Seed Pearl Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1910

A Fabergé Carved Citrine Quartz, Gold, Enamel and Seed Pearl Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1900. photo courtesy Sotheby's the fluted ovoid citrine quartz handle mounted with a collar in translucent sky blue over a wavy guilloché ground with painted latticework, with borders of opaque white enamel, the collar within borders set with seed pearls; height 3 1/2 in. Estimate 18,000—22,000 USD. Lot Sold 53,125 USD marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard, also with scratched... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Imperial Gem-Set Bowenite, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895.

A Fabergé Imperial Gem-Set Bowenite, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895. photo courtesy Sotheby's the handle set with a carved, cushion-shaped piece of bowenite surmounted with a raised disk of lilac enamel over a wavy guilloché ground encircled by a band of rose diamonds, the collar with lilac enamel over a wavy guilloché ground with a series of bright-cut gold bands, with a gold band at the top and a rose diamond band at the bottom; height 2 3/4 in. (excluding screw). -... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Imperial Purpurine, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895

A Fabergé Imperial Purpurine, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895. photo courtesy Sotheby's the ribbed purpurine ball finial mounted with a collar enameled in opaque white enamel relieved by a latticework of green gold leaves with rose diamonds set at the crossing points, the upper and lower bands of red gold patterned with beads or ribs; height 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). - Estimate 18,000—22,000 USD Lot Sold 134,500 USD PROVENANCE: Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, purchased... [Lire la suite]
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]
01 décembre 2009

Sotheby's London Sale Of Rediscovered Fabergé Totals $11.6 Million

Fabergé Jewelled and Two-Color Gold-Mounted Silver Cigarette Case. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- From a busy saleroom opened to capacity, with two banks of 60 telephone lines reserved to execute bids on behalf of potential buyers, clients enthusiastically competed to acquire a piece of Russian Imperial history in Sotheby’s Sale of ‘Romanov Heirlooms: The Lost Inheritance of the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna’. The auction, which saw every lot contested by several bidders, exceeded all pre-sale expectations (estimate:... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2009

A Fabergé two-colour gold and enamel miniature egg pendant, workmaster: Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1899-1903

A Fabergé two-colour gold and enamel miniature egg pendant, workmaster: Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, 1899-1903 the surface enamelled in translucent white over a textured gold ground, the opening with chased laurel border, rose-cut diamond thumbpiece, with workmaster's initials, 56 standard. height: 1.8cm, 9/16 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 14,375 GBP Sotheby's. Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons Day Sale. 10 Jun 09. London www.sothebys.com