A very rare Fabergé diamond-set gold and enamel Imperial presentation stick pin with the cypher of Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, workmaster Erik Kollin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895. The oval finial bright engraved in gold with the diamond-set initial E within a border of rose cut diamonds, surmounted by a diamond-set Imperial crown, all raised above a gold fluted frame, the upper portion of the pin twisted to hold it in place in fabric, the pin struck with maker’s mark, 56 gold standard (equivalent to 14K), and a French control mark for gold. Contained in original fitted Fabergé presentation case of gilt stamped red morocco, the hinged lid lined in silk gilt-stamped with K. Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial Warrant, the interior with fitted cream velvet insert.
Length 3 1/16 in. (7.9 cm).
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