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CROCHET HOOK

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

A tortoiseshell crochet hook with a gold finial. The finial is decorated with white vertical stripes and laurel leaf garland executed in the champleve enamel technique.Similar garland encircles a small faceted amethyst (?) on the top. Two bands of small rose-cut daimonds set in silver are around the top and bottom of the finial.

Category:
tools and equipment
Object name:
CROCHET HOOK
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- tortoiseshell -- diamonds -- amethyst (?)
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.85
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on top: kokoshnik facing right (for 1908-1917), 56 (gold standard), H.W in Latin script for Henrik Wigstrom, scratch number 20780
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé at Hillwood","Fabergé Rediscovered"