A Russian silver and engraved carnelian mounted handseal
Fabergé, workmaster Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1898-1903
In the Louis XVI taste, the hemispheric top banded by a reeded ribbon-tied border above a concave shaft, ending in a beaded and leaftip-modeled base, the bottom set with a round carnelian matrix engraved in cyrillic script "GN" marked on shaft with assay master's mark for Yakov Lyapunov.
H: 2 1/4 in. (approx.)
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