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Blotter Holder

Made by: Fabergé __Firm || Wigström, Henrik Immanuel (workmaster) __Attr.

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 blotter holder has a rectangular frame of acanthus and enamel.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Blotter Holder
Made from:
Birch -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
overall __5.19 IN
overall __13.18 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.147.3
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Odom, Anne. Fabergé at Hillwood. Edited by Nancy Eickel. The Hillwood Collection Series. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 1998.","Odom, Anne. What Became of Peter’s Dream? Court Culture in the Reign of Nicholas II. Edited by Nancy Eickel. Middlebury, Vermont: Middlebury College of Art; Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 2003. Distributed by University of Washington Press.","Zeisler, Wilfried. Fabergé Rediscovered. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden; London: D. Giles Ltd., 2018. "