Decorative Arts
Jade and Stones
silver-gilt, enamel, Siberian hardstones
Overall: 6 3/4 × 15 3/4 × 10 in. (17.15 × 40.01 × 25.4 cm)
Russian Old-Style
Monogram on underside of handle; four marks on undersideof bottom (see accession card for drawings)
On underside of bottom: "From Samuel Pomeroy Colt 6/10/1916" -Maker's initals MS for Maria Semenova, assay mark of Moscow 1908-17, 84 zolotnik
Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel
Fabergé Revealed, Palace Museum, Beijing, China, April 16 - July 17, 2016

Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, June 20 – September 27, 2015

Fabergé Revealed, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2014 - May 25, 2015

Fabulous Fabergé, Jeweler to the Czars, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 14 - October 12, 2014

Fabergé Revealed, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 22 - September 29, 2013

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, Detroit Institute of Art, October 14, 2012 - January 21, 2013
For an article about Maria Semenova, see: Karen L. Kettering, "Enamels from the Moscow Workshop of Maria Semenova," Washington Antiques Show, 2004, pp. 81-88 (see Curatorial File);
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