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Case, Carl Fabergé

Silver gilt, cloisonné enamel, sapphire

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Faberger case Boyars 1

A cloisonné enamelled silver gilt case with a painted enamel scene of the Bogatyrs by Victor Vasnetsov to the lid.

Feodor Rückert for Fabergé, Moscow, inventory number: 37890.

10.5cm by 7.5cm by 1.6 cm.

 

 

During the late nineteenth century, artistic movements evolved in Russia celebrating the nation’s cultural heritage. Colonies of artists working in Abramtsevo and Talashkino sought to recapture the craftsmanship and spirit of Pre-Petrine Russia. Fabergé’s Moscow workshops embraced this style and depicted in silver and enamels an idyllic world distilled from Slavic folklore and history.