Fabergé > A large and important Fabergé gilded silver and guilloché enamel tenth anniversary photograph frame

An important and unusually large Fabergé gilded silver and guilloché enamel tenth anniversary photograph frame, workmaster Anders Nevalainen, Saint Petersburg, circa 1904-1908, with scratched inventory number 15679; of rectangular form with raised central arch, enameled in translucent green over a wavy engine-turned ground, centering a rectangular aperture within a ribbon-tied laurel border, surmounted by a gilt Roman numeral ‘X’ within a ribbon-tied laurel wreath, set with rosettes at the corners, all within a leaf tip border; the wood back applied with a scrolling gilded silver strut. Struck with workmaster’s Latin initials, K. Fabergé in Cyrillic with Imperial warrant, and 91 standard. Size: 14 1/2 x 9 in. (36.8 cm x 22.8 cm).

Provenance:
Christie’s Geneva, 27 April 1977, lot 478
An Important European Private Collection

Price: $175,000

Item#: 1206-403

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