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Miniature commode

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Miniature commode carved from a single piece of green nephrite with shaped sides and front and overlaid with pierced foliated scrolled gold work on gold legs. Hinged cover has mounlded gold edge. Mask of girl with marriage headdresson front and sides; former flanked by cranes or storkds...

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Inscription

Marked on front edge with Faberge's mark, 56 (gold standard) and crossed anchor mark for St. Petersburg, and initials for maker. Unique inventory mark scratched inside rim of lid on proper right side "41649".

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field

Object Place

St. Petersburg, Russia

Dimensions

Overall: 5.71 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.1785

Medium or Technique

Glass; Stone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold