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SEAL

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The handle of the seal is in emerald quartz. Beneath the handle is a circle of half pearls encrusted in the band of green gold. Below them there is pink enamel over an engraved ground, and about the base is a band of laurel leaves carved in green gold. Never engraved.

Category:
information artifacts
Object name:
SEAL
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- pearls -- emerald quartz -- agate
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.221
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik facing right with dot under chin (assay mark of St. Petersburg (1908-1917), 72, HW (initials of Henrik Wigstrom)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered","Fabergé at Hillwood"