Silver Bear with Rubies Signed Carl Faberge 1846 - 1920 - For Sale
Silver Bear with Rubies Signed Carl Faberge 1846 - 1920
"Silver Bear" by Peter Carl Faberge (1846 - 1920). Bring elegance and playfulness into your life with this beautifully crafted sterling silver bear crafted and signed by the World's most famous jeweller Carl Faberge. As the jeweller to the Czar of Russia, Faberge is best known for the priceless jewelled Faberge Eggs made for Alexander III and Nicholas II. The piece is signed Faberge and 88 in the cartouches on the bottom (see close up photo). This signature is 100% genuine. The 88 signed stamp refers to 88 zoloniks (in Russia 1 zolonik = 4,266 grams). Converting: 88 zol. = 9,166/1,000 = 91.7% (sterling = 92.5%). This fine piece features a ruby on the bear's foot and ruby eyes. Circa 1890s. 4" h. X 2 1/2" w. X 3" d. This piece is 100% fully guaranteed original, authentic and genuine.