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    Marked Fabergé, Workmaster Alfred Thielemann, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    7-5/8 inches (19.4 cm) long, each
    0.7 ounces (gross)

    A pair of carved obsidian blackamoors, each with with rose diamond eyes, on a ruby and diamond base, one ear suspending a ruby and diamond ear pendant, mounted on long gold pins, in original fitted case stamped Fabergé, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa below the Imperial Warrant

    For a similar stickpin by Thielemann formerly in the Forbes Collection, see C. Forbes and R. Tromeur-Brenner, Fabergé, the Forbes Collection, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 162.

    Alfred Rudolfovich Thielemann

    A goldsmith of German origin, Alfred Thielemann followed in his father's trade. In 1858 he qualified as Master Jeweler in St. Petersburg and became a Fabergé workmaster in 1880. His workshop at 24 Balshaya Morskaya produced badges, jetons and fine jewelry.

    Condition Report*: Overall in very good condition.  Minor dents and scratches to the gold.  Surface wear and scratches to the case.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    14th Friday
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