Description

    A Fabergé 14K Gold, Gilt Silver, Opalescent Enamel, Moss Agate, and Diamond Vanity Case, workmaster's marks for Henrik Wigstrom, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Marks: 56, HW, (Fabergé in Cyrillic); (right-facing Kokoshnik-88)
    0-5/8 h x 4-1/8 w x 1-5/8 d inches (1.6 x 10.5 x 4.1 cm)

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE DALLAS COLLECTION

    The long rectangular vanity case decorated with white guilloché enamel on moiré ground, with three hinged compartments articulated with chased pink and yellow gold bands, each hinged lid having a flange lift set with rose-cut diamonds, the middle lid set with an oval moss agate within a border of rose-cut diamonds and opening to a mirror and secondary hinged lid, housed in later fitted case


    Condition Report*:

    The vanity case presents well with damage to the front left edge resulting in yellowing of the enamel.  The back right corner above the hinge floresces under black light, showing a repair not easily noticed.  There are losses to silvering to mirror and a few minor scratches. Housed in later fitted case.

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