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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Card box

Overview

Creator: Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin (1860-1903) (workmaster)
Creation Date: 
c.1890
Materials: 
Aventurine quartz mounted with gold, rose diamonds and olivines
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 6.4 x 4.7 cm
RCIN 
9126
Reference(s): 
XQGF 1985 I 159
XQGF 1995 219
XQGF 1985 II 144
XQGF 2003 159
Acquirer: Queen Mary, consort of George V, King of the United Kingdom (1867-1953)
Provenance: 
Owned by Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna; later in Queen Mary's Collection
Description:

Formerly owned by Grand Duchess Xenia of Russia (1875-1960), whose initials are applied to the top of the box. Grand Duchess Xenia was the sister of Tsar Nicholas II and wife of Grand Duke Alexander (1866-1933), a first cousin of Tsar Alexander III.

Mark of Michael Perchin; gold mark of 56 zolotniks (before 1896); Fabergé in Cyrillic characters

Text adapted from Fabergé in the Royal Collection

Further details

Additional Creators: Fabergé (jeweller)
Category: 
Fabergé