Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014
Frame with an enamelled view of Durham Cathedral
Rectangular strut frame of bowenite, the bezel of green and red gold and the strut in gold openwork. The frame contains a sepia enamel view of Durham Cathedral. This frame was purchased by Dr Emanuel Nobel (1859-1932), one of Fabergé’s best customers, and is presumed to have been given to Edward VII or Queen Alexandra.
Mark of Henrik Wigström; gold mark of 56 zolotniks (1908-1917); Fabergé in Cyrillic characters
Text adapted from Fabergé in the Royal Collection