yellow gold, in the form of the Imperial double-headed eagle surmounted with a crown, a ruby set shield in the centre.
Presented in its original silk and velvet-lined green leather box,the lid stamped with a gold Imperial eagle.
Workmaster: Alfred Thielemann,
St. Petersburg, circa 1910,
Length: 8.3 cm.
An identical example was displayed in the exhibition Fabergé and the Russian Jewellers (Wartski, 2006) and is illustrated as number 135 in the accompanying catalogue.
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