Frame, Carl Fabergé, c.1900

Carved bowenite, gold and gem-set


in the form of a heart carved from bowenite, surmounted by a gold bow suspending three-colour gold swags,each terminating in a cabochon ruby,the oval bezel set with rose-cut diamonds,supported on a scrolling gold strut.

Chief Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, before 1903.

Height 8 cm