A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Paper Knife

MARKED FABERGÉ, WORKMASTER'S MARK OF GABRIEL NIUKKANEN, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

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A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Nephrite Paper Knife
Marked Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Gabriel Niukkanen, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
The translucent nephrite blade in the form of a sword, with gold cross guard set with rose-cut diamonds and cabochon sapphires and rubies, the openwork gold pommel set with rose-cut diamonds and cabochon rubies, with a gold suspension loop, marked on pommel and suspension loop
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) long, excluding suspension loop