February 24, 2022 10:00 EST

The Gilded Age

 
  Lot 140
 

140

A Fabergé Jewelled, Guilloché Enamel and Two-Color Gold Pomade
with the workmaster's mark of Mikhail Perchin, St. Petersburg, before 1899

Of cylindrical form, enameled in translucent grass green over a wavy guilloché ground, with two-color gold ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from ruby-set rosettes, the top with a seed-pearl rim, surmounted by a cabochon chalcedony, the base unscrewing, marked to interior and exterior, the interior additionally with scratched inventory number 9850.

H: 1, Dia: 1 1/4 in.

Provenance

Gift from Prince and Princess Vladamir Galitzine to W.E. Scull (1862-1942), per inscription to storage box.
Thence by descent.

Sold for $23,940
Estimated at $5,000 - $7,000


 

Of cylindrical form, enameled in translucent grass green over a wavy guilloché ground, with two-color gold ribbon-tied laurel swags suspended from ruby-set rosettes, the top with a seed-pearl rim, surmounted by a cabochon chalcedony, the base unscrewing, marked to interior and exterior, the interior additionally with scratched inventory number 9850.

Provenance

Gift from Prince and Princess Vladamir Galitzine to W.E. Scull (1862-1942), per inscription to storage box.
Thence by descent.

Note

Mrs. William Ellis Scull served as an officer of Philadelphia's Russian Committee that was established in 1914 to provide relief during World War I (Philadelphia in the World War, 1914-1919, pg. 585), this could possibly be a gift in remembrance of that service.

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