1908-17
Russian
Decorative Arts
Jade and Stones
nephrite, silver-gilt, rubies, sapphires
St. Petersburg, Russia
Overall: 3 1/2 × 4 in. (8.89 × 10.16 cm)
47.20.295
H.W. - Henrik Wigstrom (1862-ca.1930) Faberge Workmaster; 88 - Russian Silver mark; Kokoshnik, facing right - after 1908. Initials of workmaster Henrik Wigström, assay mark of St. Petersburg 1908–17, 88 zolotnik, scratched inventory number 24782
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Fabergé Revealed, Palace Museum, Beijing, China, April 16 - July 17, 2016

Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, June 20 – September 27, 2015

Fabergé Revealed, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2014 - May 25, 2015

Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweler to the Czars, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 14 - October 12, 2014

Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013

Collector of the Year, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, February 6 - March 13, 1983.

Treasures from the Virginia Museum Collection featuring the Faberge Collection, North Carolina Museum, Raleigh, April 21 - June 1979
Von Habsburg, Géza, et al. Fabergé Revealed at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. New York: Skira Rizzoli Publications, Inc., with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2011. Exhibition catalog. (cat. no. 75, illus p. 194-195).

Peter Schaffer et al, Golden Years of Fabergé Drawings and Objects from the Wigström Workshop (New York: A La Vieille Russie in association with Alain de Gourcuff Editeur, 2000) color ill. pp. 122, 123, pl. 265, credit p. 171.

Lesley, Parker. Faberge. Richmond, VA: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1976. (cat. no. 153, illus p. 316).
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