1908-1917
Russian
Decorative Arts
Containers-Boxes
silver-gilt, enamel
Moscow, Russia
Overall: 7/8 × 2 1/8 in. (2.22 × 5.4 cm)
98.14
The scene on this box reproduces Victor Vasnetsov’s celebrated painting Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Gray Wolf, 1889. This tale inspired composer Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird, the ground-breaking ballet from the 1910 season of the Ballets Russes.
Russian Old-Style
Two marks on bottom; one on exterior, and one inside hinged lid. Imperial warrant mark of K Fabergé, assay mark of Moscow 1908-1917, 88 zolotnik tag marked "208" over "CD307(1)"
Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel
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
Dr. Geza von Habsburg. Faberge Revealed: At the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. New York: Skira Rizzoli Publicztions, Inc., 2011. p. 148, illus. 11.
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