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Bangle

  • Place of origin:

    St Petersburg (Russia) (made)

  • Date:

    1908-1913 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    August Hollming (maker)
    Fabergé (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, set with a star ruby and a star sapphire

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Julie Gollan, through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    M.170-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 21, shelf D, box 5 []

In 1882 Fabergé showed archaeological-style jewellery at the Pan-Russian Industrial Exhibition in Moscow. Visitors to the Exhibition greatly admired these pieces, which were based on the Greek jewellery in the Hermitage. Like many jewellers at this time, Fabergé was fascinated and inspired by these ancient pieces. This simple bracelet, based on Roman jewellery, shows the enduring popularity of the archaeological style.

Physical description

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Place of Origin

St Petersburg (Russia) (made)

Date

1908-1913 (made)

Artist/maker

August Hollming (maker)
Fabergé (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gold, set with a star ruby and a star sapphire

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm, Width: 7 cm, Depth: 1 cm

Object history note

Wartski Exhibition RF.2004/531

Descriptive line

Gold bangle set with a ruby and a sapphire, made by Fabergé, Russia, St Petersburg, 1908-13

Materials

Gold; Ruby; Sapphire

Categories

Images Online; Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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