An enamelled gold locket by Carl Fabergé,


circular with three apertures for photographs, the front enamelled pink over a sunburst ground and painted with a dendritic motif, the cover slides away from the panel beneath to display three apertures for photographs, the edge encircled with enamelled laurel leaves and berries.

Chief Workmaster: Henrik Wigström,
St. Petersburg, 1903-1908.

4.6 cm diameter

The dendritic motif and laurel border are inspired by eighteenth century prototypes, particularly Parisian snuffboxes, which Fabergé studied.