A pair of Russian diamond-set gold and guilloché enamel cufflinks, Andrei Adler, Saint Petersburg, 1908-17, contained in their original fitted box of the retailer Alexander Treiden. Each oval link enameled lavender over a sunburst engined-turned ground, centered with a rose cut diamond, the toggles similarly enameled. Dimensions: 7/8 x 5/8 in. (2.2 x 1.5 cm).
Provenance: Christie’s New York, 19 April 1990, lot 190.
Illustrated: Tatiana F. Fabergé, Eric-Alain Kohler and Valentin V. Skurlov, Fabergé: A Comprehensive Reference Book, Génève: Editions Slatkine, 2012, p. 56.
Alexander Treiden had been the chief workmaster for the Imperial court jewelers Hahn before departing to open his own firm as well as store on Nevsky Prospect.
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