Fabergé bracelet expected to make $162,000 at Bonhams auction
Faberg bracelet expected to make $162,000 at Bonhams auction
A turn-of-the-century diamond bracelet will be among the leading lots in June
A diamond Faberg bracelet is one of the highlights of Bonhams' forthcoming Russian Sale, taking place in London on June 8.
Created by senior Faberg workmaster August Holmstrm circa 1900, the flexible bracelet is composed of twelve diamond-set sections, mounted with brilliant-cut diamonds. It is estimated to sell for 70,000 - 100,000.
The bracelet was bought by the renowned Nobel family, who founded the Nobel Peace Prize, and has been in the family ever since.
The 100,000-estimated bracelet was created circa 1900
Other Faberg works of art expected to tempt investorsinclude a selection of clocks, frames, parasol handles and carved animals.
A rare, shaded enamel and silver-gilt kovsh by the Faberg workmaster Feodor Rckert is estimated to sell for 18,000 - 25,000, while a silver-gilt and shaded enamel salt throne with stylised floral motifs also by Rckert is expected to make 30,000 - 40,000.