An Art Nouveau silver and enamel presentation book cover

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An Art Nouveau silver and enamel presentation book cover circa 1912 rectangular, the silver-gilt plaque cast and chased with a stylised peacock, the head and feathers heightened with multi-colored enamel, further set with hardstone cabochons, engraved with subscribers' names and with the date 1st November, 1912, bearing mark for Faberge in Cyrillic and 84 standard height 16in. (40.6cm.) Provenance: Benjamin I. Stauber, Geneva Exhibited: Faberge Silver from The FORBES Magazine Collection: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, November 10 - December 17, 1990 Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, October 7-9, 1994 Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, October 5 - December 31, 1996 Russian Easter with Faberge, sponsored by the Faberge Arts Foundation at the Russian Embassy, April 23, 1995, Washington, DC La Belle Epoque, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY, June 11 - September 24, 1995, p. 92 Literature: Stephen Dale, "Russian Art Nouveau," Antique Dealer and Collectors Guide, 1994, p. 36