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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Powder box

Overview

Creator: August Wilhelm Holmström (1829-1903) (workmaster)
Creation Date: 
1896 - 1903
Materials: 
Silver-gilt and guilloché enamel mounted with two-colour gold and rose diamond
Dimensions: 
2.0 x 10.0 x 4.5 cm
RCIN 
40115
Reference(s): 
XQGF 1995 275
XQGF 1985 I 55
XQGF 1985 II 40
XQGF 2003 254
Acquirer: Queen Mary, consort of George V, King of the United Kingdom (1867-1953)
Provenance: 
Presented to Queen Mary by the Marquess and Marchioness of Cholmondeley, 1936
Description:

Rectangular powder box and spatula, both in opalescent oyster guilloché enamel, strap mounts of red and green gold chased with laurel borders, three hinged lids, all with rose diamond thumbpieces; interior with six compartments and a looking glass.

Mark of August Holmström; silver mark of 88 zolotniks (1896-1908); Fabergé in Cyrillic characters

Further details

Additional Creators: Fabergé (jeweller)
Category: 
Fabergé