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LIPSTICK HOLDER

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The lipstick holder is made in silver, engraved with a guilloche pattern, and almost entirely covered with translucent blue enamel. Two bands of engraved leaves are gilded. The piece came in Hillwood's collection with its original Fabergé box.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
LIPSTICK HOLDER
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.185.1-2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Cyrillic AR in Latin script [Inside the cap] MARK 88 for silver content; kokoshnik facing right for 1908-1917, alpha for St. Petersburg [Underneath enamel]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"