Soldier (Faberge replica)
Face, hands – Belorechensk quarzite
Eyes – sapphires
Hat – silver
King's coat, trousers, high boots – black nephrite
Gun, strap, other elements – enamel, silver, gold
Height 124 mm
Some facts about original “Soldier”.
Stone-cutting figure of “Soldier” was finished to 16 of April in 1910 by Peter Carl Faberge Workshop. Nicolas II of Russia became the first owner of this figure.
The “Soldier” was made from nephrite, avanturine, sapphires, onyx, gold and silver. Also the figure has enameled and gilt pieces.
This figure was the first enamel figure in Peter Carl Faberge Workshop. On the cockade: “Za Tashkisen 19 dek. 1877” (To Tashkisen 19 of Dec(ember) 1877). Height is 12,4 centimeter.