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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Capercaillie

Overview

Creator: Henrik Emanuel Wigström (1862-1923) (workmaster)
Creation Date: 
c. 1907
Materials: 
Agate, rose diamonds, gold
Dimensions: 
3.5 x 4.1 x 2.1 cm
RCIN 
40061
Reference(s): 
XQGF 1995 96
XQGF 2003 73
Acquirer: King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910)
Provenance: 
Presumably acquired by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra
Description:

A capercaillie, with its head outstretched, carved in brown agate, with rose diamond eyes and gold feet.

Mark of Henrik Wigström; gold mark of 72 zolotniks (1896-1908)

Further details

Additional Creators: Fabergé (jeweller)
Additional Acquirers: Queen Alexandra, consort of King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1844-1925)
Category: 
Fabergé