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STATIONERY HOLDER FROM A DESK SET

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STATIONERY HOLDER FROM A DESK SET

Made by: Henrik Immanuel Wigström

Currently in storage


About this object

The set is made of birch wood, light in color and decorated with strips of silver gilt engraved with acanthus leaves and bands of translucent oyster white enamel over a guilloche ground. The stationery holder in two compartments has an arched back and two silver gilt melon shaped feet. There is a silver gilt beaded edge and on the front, a rectangular panel is framed with the acanthus and enamel strips.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
STATIONERY HOLDER FROM A DESK SET
Made from:
Birch -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1912
Size:
7 × 8 3/4 in. (17.8 × 22.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.147.1
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK: 88 for the silver standard; H.W. for the maker, Henrik Wigström; CF for Carl Faberge; R, 935; U (in shields) for British Import marks (1912) [On metal work]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered","What Became of Peter's Dream?: Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II","Fabergé at Hillwood"