Jewellery and Accessories

Corsage ornament "A Dragonfly girl"

    Corsage ornament "A Dragonfly girl"

    Russia, Moscow


    Lorie, Fyodor firm

    14K gold, emeralds, diamonds, sapphires, cloisonné enamel

    Maker's mark: "ФЛ"; gold alloy "56"; Moscow city mark of 1899-1908


    Golden corsage ornament in the shape of a dragonfly girl with her hands up, holding two golden stag beetles with outspread wings made of pink enamel, emerald bodies and diamond heads. The wings made of cloisonné enamel of purple and violet colours are pointed downwards and decorated with lozenge-shaped emerald cabochons and round diamonds. The body consists of the alternating chains: golden with purple enamel, with a round diamond in the center and lozenge-shaped emerald cabochons, which get smaller near to the tail. The tail ends with five round diamonds and a large emerald cabochon. The girl's head is crowned by two oval sapphire cabochons imitating the dragonfly's eyes. The ornament is fixed on green lace with the clasp. Stored in the authentic brown leather case lined with cream-coloured satin, with coat of arms and the inscription "FABERGÉ, St Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa"