Faberge GOLD AND TRANSLUCENT ENAMEL SMALL WHISTLE

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St. Petersburg, circa 1900, the cylindrical body enameled translucent steel blue over a guilloch'e ground, marked only 56 standard (14 karat) on loop.
An almost identical whistle, except enameled translucent pink, is in the collection of Forbes Magazine, see catalogue, Faberge, Imperial Eggs and other Fantasies, number 87. Also see, A. Kenneth Snowman, The Art of Carl Faberge, number 186.