A rare Fabergé silver and wood vitrine, workmaster Julius Rappoport, St Petersburg, late 19th century

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In neoclassical taste, of upright square-section form, the glazed sides and top enclosed in palmette-chased frames below a frieze of anthemia and acanthus leaves and a gallery with cone corner finials, the door with bound fasces handle, the lower section containing a drawer, each side applied with a central wreath flanked by anthemia, the ogee base chased with leaf tips, paw feet, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard
height 49.5cm, 19 1/2 in