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Pair of Parakeets
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Pair of Parakeets


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Description A pair of topaz parakeets with peridot eyes and gold feet is perched on a T-shaped ivory stand and connected by gold chains to the mount. The cross bar of the stand terminates in cabochon sapphires. The high rimmed, purpurine feeding tray rests on a fluted gold base supported by six gold balls.
Exhibitions
  • The Fabergé Menagerie. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Portland Art Museum, Portland. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dr. N. Dorin Ischlondsky [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1961, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. N. Dorin Ischlondsky, 1961

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Period
early 20th century
Medium
topaz, ivory, purpurine, peridots, sapphires, gold (72 zolotnik)
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1912
Measurements
4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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