Archives
before 1899
Russian
Decorative Arts
Metalwork
gold, sapphires
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 3/8" H x 2" Dia. (3.49 cm. H x 5.08 cm. Dia.)
47.20.292
Initials of workmaster's Vasilii Finnikov, assay mark of St. Petersburg before 1899, 56 zolotnik, scratched inventory number 36643 (possibly made for Fabergé)
Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt
Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé, coinciding with Fabergé in America, Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 12 - April 18, 1996, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, May 25 - July 28, 1996, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, August 24 - November 10, 1996, New Orleans Museum of Art, December 7, 1996 - February 8, 1997, Cleveland Museum of Art, March 12 - May 11, 1997
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