1970’s Faberge 14K Gold Box
A beautiful 14k yellow gold Faberge box. Has a sharp blue and white enamalled Guilloche design. The lid is adorned with the Russian Coat of Arms highlighted with old cut diamonds and one central cabochan ruby. The coat of arms is surrounded by a circular ring of diamonds.
This box is a 1970’s reproduction of an original hallmarked and stamped with the Russian assaye marks and bears the workshop master’s stamp (‘H.W.’) for Finnish designer Henrik Wigstrom. (1862-1923)
Wigstrom became head workmaster upon the death of Michael Perchin in 1903 and immediately began guiding Faberge during it’s glory years. Wigstrom was responsible for producing the Imperial Easter Eggs. His style draws from the Louis XVI and Empire styles.
Includes fitted wooden presentation box. Measures 1 1/8″ height x 2″ diameter (2.8cm x 5.1cm). Gold box weighs 116 grams.