Simian silver sculptural table lighter
Carl Fabergé & Julius Rappoport(St. Petersburg, 1846 - Pully, 1920)
Silver Height 11.4 cm (4.5 in.) St. Petersburg - Circa 1895
Inspired by caricatures of Charles Darwin as an ape (e.g., "The Hornet" 22 Mar. 1871).
A La Vieille Russie
"Jewelry, Fabergé, Russian Works of Art, Gold Boxes, and Vertu"
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