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Peter Carl Fabergé A miniature jewelled photograph frame, circa 1890
Exhibited By
Details
Gold, enamel, diamonds
4 x 4.5 cm (1.6 x 1.8 in.)
Submitted
Exhibited
London, Wartski, 'The last flowering of Court Art, A Russian private collection of Fabergé', 2010, no. 36
Additional Information

“Gold, in the shape of an equilateral triangle, enamelled translucent mauve over a sunburst guillochage emanating from a rose diamond set oval aperture, mounted with finaly chased trails of four coloured gold floral garlands suspended from a half pearl, supported on a silver gilt strut.

Invenotry number: 3325”

Signature
Workmaster Johann Victor Aarne
Place of Creation
St. Petersburg
Provenance
Purchased from Fabergé by the Dowager Tsarina Maria Feodorovna on 7th August 1900 for 97 roubles; The collection of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, née Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, grandniece of the Dowager Tsarina; The Princess was a celebrated beauty and married H.R.H. Prince Paul of Yugoslavia in Belgrade on 22nd October 1923; Following the assasination of his cousin King Alexander I of Yugoslavia in 1934, Prince Paul became Regent of Yugoslavia and Princess Olga was titled Princess Paul of Yugoslavia. In 1945 the Yugoslav Royal Family were exiled and settled in South Africa