August Hollming, Fabergé
(, St. Petersburg, early 20th century)
A Russian 14k gold purple opaque enamel pendant ball-watch, circular white dial with Arabic numerals, surrounded by rose-cut diamonds, reverse with scrolling gold pattern around the glazed movement, suspended from a rose-cut diamond collet to a serpentine brooch, adorned with a fabulous fish, set with rose-cut diamonds and a ruby, with an oar and a spearhead behind. Carl Fabergé, workmaster August Hollming, 56 standard. St. Petersburg, early 20th century. Swiss spherical movement in at least two layers from Henry-Daniel Capt, Geneva, retailed by Louis Gallopin & Cie. H. 6 cm.
Provenance: Private North-German collection.