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SEAL

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About this object

The handle is a six sided crystal of aquamarine. The trumpet shaped base is enameled in translucent peach colored enamel with swags of a purplish color floating in it, the whole over an engraved ground. At the top and bottom of the base are laurel leaves carved in green gold against red. There is an agate set in the base.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- aquamarine -- agate
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1903-1908
Size:
5.1 cm (2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.220
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK on bottom: UNG JE SERVIRAY * ; kokoshnik facing left for 1896-1908, AR in cyrillic for A. Rikhter (St. Petersburg essayer in 1898-1903) or Alexander Romanov (St. Peresburg essayer in 1908), 56, HW; number 13737 is scratched around the seal.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"