FABERGE - RUSSIAN IMPERIAL GOLD & CUT GLASS BOWL. Salt cellar with cross hatched cut glass bowl and applied engraved gold border. The item is very nice made and has a maker marks: Gold marked 56 standard and workmaster's mark'EK' for Erik Kollin, Russian silversmith, Faberge workmaster.At widest point: 5.1 cm (2 inches). A few years ago the silver bowls not gold!! PAY in PARTS : You can pay for any item during 2 - 3 months. Just make a deposit 10% and the item will wait for you.
Qualified as workmaster in 1868, in 1870 opened his own workshop in St. Kollin worked for August Holmstrom and for Carl Faberge, and was soon put in charge of all Faberge workshops, a post he held until 1886 when he was replaced by Michael Perkhin. He was Faberge's first chief jeweler. Specialized in gold and silver articles, most of them in an archaic style of the period. The artefacts produced Kollin for Faberge before his departure in 1886 generally bears his initials EK, together with Faberge's hallmark and are frequently to be found in a Faberge box.Evidently these pre-date the change of hallmarks in 1899. WIKIPEDIA : Peter Carl Faberge, also known as Karl Gustavovich Faberge was a Russian jeweller best known for the famous Faberge eggs made in the style of genuine Easter eggs, but using precious metals and gemstones rather than more mundane materials. He's the founder of the famous jewelry legacy House of Faberge. The House of Faberge is a jewelry firm founded in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia, by Gustav Faberge, using the accented name Faberge, Gustav's sons Peter Carl Faberge and Agathon Faberge, and grandsons followed him in running the business until it was nationalised by the Bolsheviks in 1918. The firm was famous for designing elaborate jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs for the Russian Tsars and a range of other work of high quality and intricate detail. Which changed its name to Rayette-Faberge Inc. The item "RUSSIAN IMPERIAL GOLD & CUT GLASS BOWL, marked EK Erik Kollin" is in sale since Sunday, March 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "ww2_army" and is located in Blaine, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.