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A PAIR OF GEM-SET ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES
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A PAIR OF GEM-SET ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES\nMARK OF FABERGÉ, MOSCOW, 1899-1908, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 11288\nEach cylindrical glass bottle carved with spiral flutes and floral sprays, mounted with two-colour gold ribbon-tied laurel border and applied with green gold ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from rose gold floral crests, the detachable cover enamelled in translucent rose over a striped guilloché ground, with cabochon emerald finial within an acanthus mount, applied with vertical laurel vines and a horizontal ribbon-tied laurel mount, further decorated with a border champlevé enamelled in white and applied with trails of bellflowers, with a glass stopper, marked on mounts \n5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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notes

For a comparable pair of scent bottles, see G. Hill, G. G. Smorodina, B. L. Ulyanova, Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths, New York, 1989, pl. 259. Another comparable pair of scent bottles from the former collection of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, was sold Christie’s, London, 13 June 2006, lot 130.

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A PAIR OF GEM-SET ENAMEL THREE-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED CUT GLASS SCENT-BOTTLES

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Each cylindrical glass bottle carved with spiral flutes and floral sprays, mounted with two-colour gold ribbon-tied laurel border and applied with green gold ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from rose gold floral crests, the detachable cover enamelled in translucent rose over a striped guilloché ground, with cabochon emerald finial within an acanthus mount, applied with vertical laurel vines and a horizontal ribbon-tied laurel mount, further decorated with a border champlevé enamelled in white and applied with trails of bellflowers, with a glass stopper, marked on mounts

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PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE

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department

Russian Pictures

dimensions

5½ in. (14 cm.) high

literature

A. K. Snowman, The Art of Carl Fabergé, London, 1964, pl. 163.


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