Pale Blue Guilloché Enamel Matchsafe, late 19th century
This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Fabergé and made by August Wilhelm Holmstrom. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver gilt, enamel, topaz. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.6 x 1cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/8in.)
It has the following markings
Russian marks, in Cyrillic, stamped on bezel: 88 for high standard, workmaster's initials, Faberge mark.
Cite this object as
Pale Blue Guilloché Enamel Matchsafe, late 19th century; Manufactured by Fabergé (Russia); Russia; silver gilt, enamel, topaz; H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.6 x 1cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/8in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-482