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BLOTTER HOLDER FROM A DESK SET

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BLOTTER 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 blotter holder has a rectangular frame of acanthus and enamel.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
BLOTTER HOLDER FROM A DESK SET
Made from:
Birch -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1912
Size:
13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.147.3
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"What Became of Peter's Dream?: Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II","Fabergé Rediscovered","Fabergé at Hillwood"