A Fabergé silver-mounted wood lamp, workmaster Hjalmar Armfelt, St Petersburg, 1899-1908

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The amaranth plinth supported by silver winged lions and mounted with anthemia, the baluster form stem rising from acanthus leaves with further neo-Classical mounts, the collar with leaf tip border and bound laurel swags, the silver base with engraved inscription in Russian 'To Baron E. Iu. Nolde from the Office of the Committee of Ministers', struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, with later shade, arms and finial height to shade 32cm, 12 1/2 in.