FABERGE ENAMEL FRAME, Anders Nevalainen

$24,000

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Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917

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Description

FABERGE SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL PHOTO FRAME

Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1908 – 1917

Of oval form, the surface enameled in translucent red over a wavy guilloche ground, with oval aperture within a beaded border,

all within a leaf-tip chased border and surmounted by a tied-ribbon crest, 

the reverse with a dedication inscription to V. V. Pokrovskiy dated 1925, scroll silver-gilt strut 

Marked K. Faberge in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, workmaster’s mark of Anders Nevalainen and 84 Russian silver standard

Height (including crest) 7 5/8 in. (19,3 cm), width 5 in. (12,7 cm)

CONDITION:

Light wear to the reverse consistent with age. Good overall condition.

NOTE:

Vladimir Vladimirovich Pokrovskiy, a Bolshevik and civil servant, was a member of the Petrograd Soviet and Deputy Commissioner of Narkompros.
He later served as a member of the Leningrad City Council, Chairman of the Board of the Academy of Cooperation and Chairman of the Organizational Committee of the Pedagogical Institute.

  • Item Nr. 2637

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