Fabergé Jeweled Four-Color Gold and Guilloché Enamel Parasol Handle - Nellie Melba

MELBA, Nellie (1861-1931) – A JEWELED FOUR-COLOR GOLD AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL PARASOL HANDLE BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER’S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 45126

The tapering cylindrical handle enameled overall in translucent salmon pink over a wavy guilloché ground, with rose-cut diamond-set alternating borders, decorated with four-color gold rose swags, suspended from rose-cut diamonds, the top centering a diamond finial within rose garlands, with a later diamond-set lower border, marked on lower border, 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high

 

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