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HANDLE

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The elbow shaped handle is made from one piece of Siberian nephrite and is encircled by four bands of tiny diamonds. Each band has a small cabochon ruby at the outer center. The neck is made in yellow gold enameled in opaque white with crisscrossed bands of diamonds. On the front and back of the neck is tied with strands of small diamonds.

Category:
gems
Object name:
HANDLE
Made from:
Nephrite -- diamonds -- rubies -- gold -- enamel
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1896-1908
Size:
7.3 × 4.4 cm (2 7/8 × 1 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.192
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik left (1896-1908), 56 for gold value, HW in Latin script (Henrik Wigstrom), number 26247 scratched, number 12204 crossed out.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered"