Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Russian .916 Silver and Guilloché Enamel Frame

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
220
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Russian .916 Silver and Guilloché Enamel Frame, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, marked for Fabergé workmaster Michael Perchin, scratched inventory number "5180," lacking Fabergé hallmarks, the pale white enamel base with radiating silver mounts centering a seed pearl enclosed circular bezel, ht. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Enamel in good overall condition with no evidence of chipped losses or overpainting. Frame in good condition with only minor surface wear along edge consistent with age. Glass inset loose in frame with very minor chipped losses to edge. Backing with on area of chipped loss to upper left corner, shrinkage cracks to upper right screw joint and joint to silver strut. Lacking a screw to the backing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Michael Perchin, Fabergé eggs, Fabergé workmasters, Hardstone carving, Jewellery, Michael Perkhin, St. Petersburg

Departments

Specialists