A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's

the curved bloodstone handle carved with scrolling flowers, foliage, and rocaille, the end set with a single diamond, the collar set with a band of circular-cut diamonds; length 2 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD

marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard

PROVENANCE: Christie's, October 5, 1983, lot 441, illustrated p. 151.

Sotheby's. Important Russian Enamels and Fabergé from a New York Private Collection. 04 Nov 10 New York www.sothebys.com