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Lot 495: A FABERGÉ SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL MOUSTACHE BRUSH, WORKMASTER FEODOR AFANASSIEV, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the handle enameled in translucent white over a wavy guilloché ground, within a ribbon-tied laurel-chased border, marked on edge, with scratched inventory number 19913, 88 standard, in the original fitted case stamped in Russian 'Fabergé St. Petersburg Moscow London' beneath the Imperial warrant
minor losses to the bristles, enamel in good condition, light wear to box
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Christie's New York, April 15, 2013, Sale 2693, lot 5
Sotheby's, Geneva, November 12, 1987, lot 498
Dimensions: length 2 1/2 in.