A rare Fabergé gilded silver and shaded cloisonné enamel inkwell, Moscow, 1899-1908

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Oval, enamelled with scrolling shaded enamel tulips, pansies, and foliage on cream grounds, centered with a raised well with hinged lid decorated with the Imperial double-headed eagle, the lower cover with four stylised cockerels perching among the scrolling foliage, all of the enameled surfaces with disks of an unusual and rare transparent pale limon enamel, perhaps fired over silver foils, complete with two pen holders, raised on four beaded ball feet, struck K. Fabergé in Cyrillic under the Imperial warrant and with initials KF (Cyrillic) inside the pen holders, 84 standard
width 18.5cm, 7 1/4 in.