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Bell Push

Made by: Fabergé __Firm ||Perkhin, Mikhail __Workmaster

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Bell push is egg shaped, being flat on the bottom with three rococo scroll feet in gold. Egg is in bowenite covered partially with rococo scrolls in gold and diamond studded fretwork. Push is a moonstone with collar of tiny diamonds.

Category:
GOLDWORK
Object name:
Bell Push
Made from:
Gold -- bowenite -- diamonds -- moonstone
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1886-1899
Size:
overall __2.94 IN
overall __7.46 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.74
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK __on bottom: crossed anchors and scepter (assay mark for St. Petersburg, before 1899), 56 for gold standard, Fabergé in Cyrillic, MP in Cyrillic (initials of workmaster Mikhail Perkhin), scratch mark 50766, 853i2, KMMI in Cyrillic (last letter larger than the others); on the scroll work: crossed anchors and scepter,56, MP in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered","Russian Art at Hillwood"