A Fabergé jewelled varicolour gold mounted bowenite bell push, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903

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A Fabergé jewelled varicolour gold mounted bowenite bell push, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903 square, the top applied with a two-colour gold arrows with ribbon-tied laurel swags, with a cabochon garnet push-piece set within a gold pellet border, struck on the swags with workmasters initials in Cyrillic, 56 standard 5cm, 2in. Catalogue Note For a similar bell push, also carved of a block of bowenite by Perchin, from Sandringham, please see K. Snowman, Carl Fabergé Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia, New York, 1998, p. 34.