Fabergé box by ME PERCHIN

This handsome box in cast and chained gold from the Perchin workshop is enamelled in yellow and white, set with the crowned cipher of Nicholas II.

Details

Medium:
Gold & enamel
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x 2 cm
Acquired in:
1974
Bequeathed by:
Sir William Seeds through The Art Fund

It is executed in diamonds in a diamond frame, surrounded by four double-healed eagles enamelled in black. The box was almost certainly made for the Tsar for the purposes of presentation.

Provenance

Sir William Seeds.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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