A FOUR-COLOR GOLD MOSS AGATE MINIATURE LOUIS XVI CLOCK AND BAROMETER

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BY FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLSTRÖM, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890, WITH SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 43985

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A FOUR-COLOR GOLD MOSS AGATE MINIATURE LOUIS XVI CLOCK AND BAROMETER
by Fabergé, workmaster August Holström, St. Petersburg, circa 1890, with scratched inventory number 43985
The ribbon tied bow-knot suspending a gold mounted oval moss agate stone within a ribbon-tied wreath above a barometer flanked by reeded columns with foliate bases over a central section with an oval moss agate stone flanked by shells, further suspending a circular enamel dial with Roman chapter ring and Arabic minute ring within a circular case within laurel wreath mounts and terminating in an acorn finial, marked on reverse, in original velvet and silk lined wooden box, the cover stamped in Russian, 'Fabergé St. Petersburg Moscow' with Imperial warrant
71/8in. (18cm.) long