An Imperial Fabergé gold-mounted enamel frame, workmaster Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1899

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Heart-shaped, the surface of translucent orange enamel over banded sunburst engine-turning within a gadrooned border, the oval aperture with seed pearl bezel within ribbon-hung vari-coloured gold floral boughs, ivory back, scroll strut, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 and 56 standards, scratched inventory number 1755, in original wood boxheight 7.4cm, 2 7/8 in.