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Collection

Bowl, Carl Fabergé , c.1908-1917

Silver

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the body pierced with ten profiles of blackbirds which encircle the rim, the base set with a silver rouble  from the reign of Empress Catherine the Great, dated 1773.

Workmaster: Hjalmar Armfelt
St Petersburg, 1908-1917
Inventory Number: 17294

Height: 9.7cm
Diameter: 4.9cm

Illustrated

Two comparable silver bowls decorated with pierced bird motifs were exhibited in ‘Carl Faberge: A Private Collection’ (Wartski, 2012) and are illustrated as numbers 70 and 80 in the accompanying catalogue.