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Varuna Ship-form Bell Push in stones and enamel also served as a bell push. Thomas Higgins, the owner of the yacht called the Varun, was a wealthy American who entertained European royalty and others on it and presumably commissioned this model
SERPENTINE, SILVER GILT AND ENAMEL BELL PUSH, CIRCA 1890 AND LATER The white and burgundy guilloché enamel bell push to an ivory back, circa 1910, surmounted by a carved serpentine 'Great Auk' its eyes highlighted with circular-cut rubies, circa 1890
An Imperial bellpush by Fabergé, formed from a block of nephrite, the push a Danish elephant carved from white chalcedony and set with ruby eyes on a silver gilt ground enamelled translucent red over a sunburst guillochage, with Bakelite insert underneath covering the mechanism. Workmaster: Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1904. Purchased from Faberge's St. Petersburg branch by The Dowager Tsarina Marie Feodorovna on 18th August 1904 for 150 roubles
A silver-gilt and enamel double bell push by Fabergé, Moscow, 1898-1908, rectangular, with fine chased mounts in the neoclassical style, enamelled in translucent mauve over wavy engine-turned ground, the top applied with palmettes and rosettes centred with moon stone push pieces, all sides similarly enamelled and applied with rows of small flowerheads, set on four toupee fee