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Stationery Holder

Made by: Fabergé __Firm ||Wigström, Henrik Immanuel __Workmaster

On view in: Adirondack Building

About this object

The set is made of birchwood, 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.

Object name:
Stationery Holder
Made from:
Birch -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
overall __7.00 IN __8.75 IN
overall __17.78 CM __22.22 CM

Detailed information for this item

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