A Royal Gold Mounted Nephrite Box by Carl Fabergé

St Petersburg,


of oval shape, carved from the finest mottled green Siberian nephrite, the lid inset with a panel of dendritic agate exhibiting a particularly fine moss like inclusion, with a polished yellow gold border, the rim of the lid finished with a yellow gold collar with chase acanthus leaf decoration flanked either side by a single line of opaque white enamel, the thumbpiece mounted with rosecut diamonds.

Signed in Cyrillic: FABERGÉ
Chief Workmaster: Henrik Wigström
St Petersburg, 1908-1917
72 zolotnik gold
Inventory No.: 25479



Formerly in the collection of His late Royal Highness Prince Henry, The Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974).


Length: 82mm
Width: 62mm
Height: 37mm