FABERGE 1908-17 Imperial Russian 14ct Gold and Enamel Cufflinks Andre Adler
Nicholas II period Russian 14 ct gold (marked 56), cufflinks with very pale blue guilloche enamel and rose cut sapphires (subject to gemologists report on Friday!). Unfortunately the enamel has been lost form one half of one disc. The cufflinks are marked 56 (for 14ct) a kokoshnik mark facing right (1908-17), AA workmaster's mark for Andre Adler, and the kokoshnik stamp appears on the central link of the connecting chains.
Characteristically made for Faberge in St Pertersburg 1908-17 workmaster's mark for the Swiss jeweller Andre Adler.
As RomanovRussia records: "Andre Carlovich Adler, a Swiss citizen and owner of goldsmith workshop ARND in St. Petersburg. Adler supplied the firm of Faberge with small guilloche enamel objects like pencil holders, pens, lockets, cufflinks, match box cases, match strikers, cigarette and vesta cases. (see ‘Faberge And St. Petersburg Jewelers’ by T.Faberge, A. Goryina and V. Skurlov, 1997, page 111). Most of his guilloche enamel pieces were made between 1908 and 1917."
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