attributed to Fabergé, St. Petersburg, 1903-1917
14 karat gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies; marked on the bottom and inside of the lid: St. Petersburg hallmark, fineness stamp "56", Fabergé mark and "HW" for Henrik Wigström, master at Fabergé in St. Petersburg from 1903-1917 (see: Verzeichnis der russischen Gold und Silbermarken, Munich 1971, p. 76); original wooden case
h. 2.5 cm, l. 5.2 cm
Private property, Austria;
The father of the current owner acquired the box from an art trade in the early 50s.
Our research has revealed just as many circumstances that speak in favour of Fabergé's authorship as those that speak against it. We can therefore neither guarantee Fabergé's authorship nor the correctness of the attribution to this artist.
€ 5.000 - 10.000