27 Nov 2013
MARK OF FABERGÉ, MAKER'S MARK OF ANDERS NEVALAINEN, ST PETERSBURG, 88 STANDARD
49 by 43.5 cm.
Provenance: Tsarevich Boris of Bulgaria (1894–1943).
Anonymous sale; Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 22 April 2009, lot 306.
Rectangular form with pale lavender enamel over a wavy guilloché ground, applied with two stems of silver laurel leaves bound at the bottom with a bow, set between a ribbon-tied, reeded bezel and beaded border, set in a pale wood frame with a wooden back and strut, the wood frame applied with the gilded crown.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.