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Miniature Box with Lid in the form of an Egg and Stand

A work made of nephrite and gold mounts.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of nephrite and gold mounts.


c. 1900


Fabergé Workshop
Saint Petersburg or Moscow, Russia, 1862-1930
Master Craftsman: Henrik Wigstrom
Russian, 1862-c.1930

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Applied Arts of Europe


Henrik Wigström


Miniature Box with Lid in the form of an Egg and Stand


Saint Petersburg (Object made in)

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Nephrite and gold mounts


Egg: 4.6 × 3.2 cm (1 13/16 × 1 1/4 in.); Stand: 4 × 4.1 × 3.8 cm (1 9/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barancik

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