Table box, House of Carl Fabergé, Palisander wood, silver mounts, Russian, St. Petersburg

Table box

Maker:
House of Carl Fabergé
Maker:
Workmaster: Karl Gustav Hjalmar Armfelt (Finn, working in Russia)
Date:
ca. 1895–1916
Culture:
Russian, St. Petersburg
Medium:
Palisander wood, silver mounts
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (5.4 x 20 x 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.543.12
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on medal in margin: NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.

Marking: [1] maker's mark of the firm of Carl Fabergé (in Cyrillic);
[2] Saint Petersburg assay mark

Location of marks:
On rim of lid and base of box
[ A La Vieille Russie , Paris, until 1977; sold to Mrs. Wrightsman ] ; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (1977–2008; to MMA)