TWO JEWELLED GOLD PORTRAIT BROOCHES

BY FABERGÉ, THE FIRST CIRCA 1900, THE SECOND CIRCA 1880

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TWO JEWELLED GOLD PORTRAIT BROOCHES
BY FABERGÉ, THE FIRST CIRCA 1900, THE SECOND CIRCA 1880
The first shaped as a trefoil, centring a watercolour on ivory miniature depicting two grandchildren of Friedrich Ludwig Mertens (1812-1887): Robert Mertens (1894-1975) and his sister Xenia Mertens (1899-1977), signed by Johannes Zehngraf (1857-1908), within a diamond-set border and further white guilloché enamel border, mounted with three diamonds, with rose gold suspension loop and backing; the second shaped circular, centring a watercolour on ivory miniature of Friedrich Ludwig Mertens, within a yellow gold diamond-set border and further guilloché pattern gold border set with four diamonds, unmarked, each in the original fitted velvet and silk-lined case stamped in Russian 'Fabergé St Petersburg Moscow.' beneath the Imperial warrant
The first: 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high; the second: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) diameter (2)