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Parasol Handle

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Description The highly polished, T-shaped, pale jadeite handle is fitted to an elaborate collar of white and apricot guilloché enamel over gold. Rows of rose-cut diamonds with inset half-pearls border the collar and divide the enameled areas. The handle is preserved in its original Fabergé box.
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
  • Objects of Vertu: Precious Works of the Eighteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
  • Fabergé in America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland. 1996-1997.
  • The Fabergé Menagerie. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Portland Art Museum, Portland. 2003-2004.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
  • Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy . The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2017-2018.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1900, by purchase; Mrs. Frederick B. Adams, [date of acquisition unknown] by gift; Walters Art Museum, June 1956, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Frederick B. Adams, 1956

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ca. 1900
"guilloché" and "quatre-couleur" gold, jade, enamel, diamonds, pearls
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
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H: 2 × Diam: 2 1/16 in. (5.1 × 5.2 cm); H with thread: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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