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commenced 1842 – 1918

manufacturer (organisation)


Olonetsk District, Russia 1860 – St Petersburg, Russia 1903

head workmaster

Parasol handle c.1896 Place made: St Petersburg, Russia, Russia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, bowenite, gold, enamel, diamond

Primary Insc: Impressed on edge of gold sleeve: initials of chief workmaster Micahel Perchin
Secondary Insc: stamped, in gold ink, inside case, insignia of jeweller
Dimensions: 7.3 w x 4.1 d cm case 9.2 w x 5.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mr and Mrs James S Ramsay through the Australian National Gallery Foundation 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.1299.A-B