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A Fabergé two-colour gold-mounted enamel scent bottle, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1899-1903 - Sotheby's


Fabergé rectangular frame of silver-gilt with salmon pink guilloché enamel, chased twice with crossed arrows and foliate wreaths, twice with foliate caducii; edge with reeded and tied mounts. Foliate bezel with half-pearls at corners, inset with photograph of Queen Alexandra, when Princess of Wales, with her son Prince Albert Victor. Mark of Michael Perchin.


A pendant By Fabergé, with the workmaster's mark of Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908, scratched inventory number 9578 Heart-shaped, enameled in translucent salmon-pink over a sunburst guilloché ground, centering a moonstone encircled by a laurel wreath and pierced by a diamond-set arrow, beneath two diamond-set flowerheads, all within a leaf-chased border, with suspension loop, in a fitted red leather


Poster depicting Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet. William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Simon Cameron and Edward Bates had all competed against Lincoln in the Republican primary and were thus effectively offered positions in the cabinet to assure Lincoln's nomination. Despite Lincoln's political inexperience he was able to not only manage his "Team of RIvals," but turn them into loyal advisors.