Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890
Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890

KARL FABERGÉ (c.1846-1920)

Russian Silver Table Ornament of an Elephant by Karl Fabergé - Antique Circa 1890

1890 Moscow, Russia

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£14,950 gbp
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This magnificent antique cast Russian silver ornament has been realistically modelled in the form of an elephant with a curled trunk.

This antique Faberge silver ornament is embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the elephant's skin and anatomical features.

The hallmarks struck to the posterior surface of the elephant's ear includes:

Maker's mark: К.ФАБЕРЖЕ (K.Faberge/Karl Fabergé)

Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks)*

City Mark: St George slaying the dragon (Moscow, Russia)**

This magnificent ornament is an exceptional quality and gauge, as expected from a Fabergé piece.

* 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver.

** The combined silver purity mark and city mark was used between 1882-1899

Dimensions

Length 13cm/5.1"

Width 10cm/3.9"

Height 11cm/4.3"

Weight

13.4 troy ounces/418g

Maker: Karl Faberge
Date: Circa 1890
Origin: Moscow, Russia


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This antique Faberge elephant ornament is a exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is very sharp.

The Russian hallmarks the posterior surface of the elephant's ear are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique Faberge elephant.
Maker: Karl Faberge
Date: Circa 1890
Origin: Moscow, Russia
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9443 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Dimensions
Height 4.30 inch (10.92 cm)
Width 3.90 inch (9.91 cm)
Stock Code
A9443
Medium
A magnificent, fine and impressive antique Russian silver table ornament of an elephant by Karl Fabergé; part of our ornamental silverware collection.
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The Russian hallmarks the posterior surface of the elephant's ear are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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