A rare Fabergé enamel fan with jewelled two-colour gold mounts, workmaster Henrik Wigström, St Petersburg, 1903, the front guard of translucent pink enamel over moiré engine-turning applied with a rose-cut diamond-set flower trail hung from a laurel festoon, the back guard and sticks of mother-of-pearl with piqué pellets, the silk leaf painted with pink roses within gold paillon borders, the loop of chased leaves, the hinge terminals set with diamonds.
School had become unbearable. Her seat in class remained empty, and I had strangers coming up to me giving me their condolences. What did I care about what someone else had to say? They didn't know her. Only I had. A pile of colorful flowers grew underneath her locker, but she only loved roses.
Theriault's. Stunning all original French bisque Automaton "Spanish Lady with Guitar" by Leopold Lambert. As music plays she elegantly turns her head, nods, taps her foot, and strums her wooden decorated guitar with her right hand. This rare automaton is wearing her original rose satin costume with black pom poms and lace. Circa 1890. Upcoming at Theriault's Stein am Rhein auction on March 29th and 30th, 2014 in Naples Florida. For more info please visit: http://www.theriaults.com/