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PATCH BOX

Made by: Unknown

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About this object

A rock crystal box in engraved with twisted flutings. In center of lid is a yellow diamond. Narrow gold mounting is chased with leaves and set with alternating small diamonds and rubies.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
PATCH BOX
Made from:
Gold -- rock crystal -- diamonds -- rubies
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
Before 1896
Size:
4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.78
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK inside: crossed anchors and sceptre (St. Petersburg before 1896), 56, scratch 39842
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"