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BOX OR BONBON DISH (BONBONNIÈRE)

Made by: Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin

On view in: Dacha


About this object

A nephrite bonboniere in the rococo style, of regular bombe form, carved with cartouches and supported upon eight feet. The gold mount is set with rose-cut diamonds and a cabochon thumbpiece.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
BOX OR BONBON DISH (BONBONNIÈRE)
Made from:
Gold -- nephrite (jade) -- diamonds -- ruby
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1886-1898
Size:
H. 1 1/2 × Diam. 2 3/4 in. (3.8 × 7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.64
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
HALLMARKS: crossed anchors and scepter (for St. Petersburg before 1899); 72 for gold standard; Fabergé in Cyrillic; MP in Cyrillicfor Mikhail Perkhin; [upper hinge] HALLMARKS: MP in Cyrillic; 72 for gold standard; crossed anchors [lower hinge] INSCRIPTION scratch number: 289 FKMM [lower hinge]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered","Fabergé at Hillwood"