A match-striker

Carl Fabergé

(Sint-Petersburg, 1846 - Lausanne, 1920)
Silver and stone 20 x 15 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 x 6 in.) Workmaster Julius Rappoport, St. Petersburg Russia - before 1896

The match-striker’s sandstone body mounted in silver in the form of a heavy set anthropomorphised toad, with one hand on its hip, the other holding its knee and looking upwards forlornly.



"Jewelry, Works of art by Carl Fabergé, Antique Silver, Objets de Vertu"

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