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Miniature Snail

A work made of rose aventurine quartz, carved green nephrite, and gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of rose aventurine quartz, carved green nephrite, and gold.

Date:

c. 1890/00

Artist:

Fabergé Workshop
Saint Petersburg or Moscow, Russia, 1842-1917

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Dom Faberzhe

Title

Miniature Snail

Place

Saint Petersburg (Object made in)

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1885–1905

Medium

Rose aventurine quartz, carved green nephrite, and gold

Dimensions

4.9 × 4.8 × 10.8 cm (1 15/16 × 1 7/8 × 4 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barancik

Reference Number

1975.706

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