Lizard, Carl Fabergé, 1896-1908
An important silver study of a lizard by Carl Fabergé, the highly naturalistic representation of a lizard modelled eating a bramble leaf.
Fabergé, Moscow, 1896-1908, inventory number: 13919.
19.8 cm in length
The lizard and leaf have been cast from lost waxes and then chased by hand, the waxes were destroyed in the making of the study and it is therefore unique.
Only one other model of a lizard and leaf by Fabergé is recorded. It is held in the collection of the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, number 17581.