IMPORTANT FABERGE CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF AN OFFICER OF THE IMPERIAL HORSE GUARDS

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Henrik Wigstrom

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St. Petersburg, C. 1900. The figure composed of various native Russian stones, all chosen to simulate the actual colors and textures of the uniform and joined together invisibly; the great-coat of grey kalgan jasper with purpurin epaulets, the face of eosite, the mustache, the eyebrows and hair of brown jasper, the eyes of saphire, the hands and belt of milky jade, the boots of obsidian, the helmet of gold and the sword, buckle, buttons, spurs and fittings of white and yellow gold.