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BROOCH

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

A round commemorative tercentenary brooch in openwork matte gold enriched with the dates 1613 and 1913 and a small replica of the Monomakh crown at the center set with a ruby and two diamonds. Three lozenge shapes are separated with three small aquamarines.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
BROOCH
Made from:
Gold -- aquamarines -- rubies -- diamonds
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1913
Size:
3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.84
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK; DATE on rim: kokoshnik facing right (1908-1917) with a dot under the chin (for St. Petersburg), scratch mark 4595; on pin: AH in Latin script for Holmström Albert, kokoshnik facing right; on catch: 56 for gold standard, AH, alpha for St. Petersburg, kokoshnik facing right; on front: 1613, 1913
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"