A Rare Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Rhodonite, Vari-color Gold, and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, circa 1904-1908

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The handle formed as a carved rhodonite horse head resembling the knight in a game of chess, with flattened ears, hogged mane, flared nostrils, and with rose diamond eyes, the collar within vari-color gold laurel bands and enameled translucent oyster over a wavy guilloché ground
marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard
Height 2 5/8 in. (excluding screw)
6.7 cm