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Snuff or powder box

Workshop of Peter Carl Fabergé (Russian, 1846–1920)


Object Place: Europe, St. Petersburg, Russia

Accession Number

1975.713

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

Snuff or powder box of silver with enamel and lined in silver-gilt. Round with hinged lid. Cover and round section on underside has dark blue background with symmetrical design in colors of blue, green, orange, and white, with beaded gilt outlines. Rest of body has light green background with design of whiteovals and irregular shapes in blue and dark gold all with beaded contours.

Inscription

Marked: K. FABERGE (in Russian) beneath Imperial double-headed eagle; Kokoshnik standard with 88; inventory number 35558 scratched inside lid; initals for maker inside lid beneath double-headed eagle

Credit Line

Anonymous gift