Censer Early 17th cent. Probably an oriental piece of work from a Buddhist region, this spherical censer decorated with pierced chrysanthemums and solar circles and presents the coat of arms of the Bishop, D. João Mendes de Távora. The tripod-shaped legs are fashioned in the shape of goat’s feet. Portuguese Institute of Museums -
A Fabergé silver and guilloché enamel charka, St. Petersburg, circa 1900, hemispherical, on a plain flared foot, the body with translucent blue enamel over wavy engine-turning, the plain rim set with cabochon stones and engraved in Russian Prince Andrei Eristov, the scroll handle set with a Catherine II silver rouble of 1769.
Three objects by Fabergé: a rare and unusual silver and gilt round rococo table lighter, the top cast and chased to imitate flames, Moscow, 1896-1908; a silver-gilt and yellow guilloché enamel photograph frame, Anders Nevalainen, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908; and an unusual silver and red and blue enamel menu holder shaped as the uniform collar of the 2nd Tsarskoe Selo Rifle Guards battalion, Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917.