Sale 22CN05 | Lot 1128

Fabergé Jeweled Gold-Mounted Rock Crystal Hand Seal

Catalogue: Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings / English & Continental Silver, V
Fabergé Jeweled Gold-Mounted Rock Crystal Hand Seal

Lot Details

Lot 1128
Fabergé Jeweled Gold-Mounted Rock Crystal Hand Seal
Apparently unmarked, circa 1890, scratched inventory number 16612
The cylindrical rock crystal body mounted with a gold coiled snake set with two cabochon ruby eyes, one end engraved with a crowned cypher, the other end with a crown. Height 2 1/4 inches (5.7 cm).

Provenance:
Property from a European Noble Family; sold Christie's, London, November 24, 2013, lot 212.

For a Fabergé aquamarine hand seal with a comparable gold snake-form mount, see K. Purcell, Fabergé and the Russian Jewellers, Wartski, London, 2006, pp. 65 and 76, no. 201. This hand seal was later sold as Property from a Distinguished Midwest Private Collection, Christie's, New York, April 14, 2013, lot 31.



Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $6,300 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

In very good condition. Very light surface scratches to gold mounts and to rock crystal in areas.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $6,300 (includes buyer's premium)

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Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings / English & Continental Silver, V

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