Silver watch with gilding and rhodonite, height 35.5 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfeldt, 1908-1917
Carl Gustav Hjalmar Armfeldt (1873 – 1959), one of the best jewelers of the Faberge firm. Joining the firm in 1895, he initially worked under the guidance of silversmith Antti (Anders) Nevalainen and became his closest assistant in 1901. In 1904, he became a master and used the personal mark “YaA”. In 1904, Armfeldt bought the workshop of Victor Aarne and began to fulfill orders for the Fabergé firm until its closure.
The workshop of Hjalmar Armfeldt specialized in the production of frames for photo frames made of wood, silver and gold with guilloché enamel, frames for products made of ornamental stones, and figurines made of silver.
Kalgan jasper frame in a four-color gold setting, decorated with enamel and diamonds, height 7.6 cm, Faberge, workmaster Hjalmar Armfeldt, circa 1910 Master Faberge – Hjalmar Armfeldt
Agate bowl in a silver frame, with a figurine of a cockatoo, height 18 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfeldt, 1899-1908
Bowenite frame in a two-tone gold frame, decorated with enamel, height 7.5 cm, Faberge, workmaster Hjalmar Armfeldt, 1899-1908
Bottle made of rock crystal in a gold frame, with a cork in the form of a blossoming bud, height 9.3 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfeldt, 1898-1908.
Tray made of rhodonite in a silver frame, length 27 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfeldt, 1899-1908
Jade frame in a gilded silver setting, decorated with guilloché enamel, height 10.3 cm, 1899-1908.
Jade bowl in a silver frame, height 10.2 cm, Faberge, 1908-1917
Frame of white chalcedony in a frame of four-color gold, decorated with enamel and diamonds, height 9 cm, Faberge, 1899-1904.
Silver figurine of a dolphin on a stand made of green jasper, height 7.5 cm, Faberge, 1908-1917
Table bell made of tinted blue jasper in a bicolor gold setting, set with diamonds and a moonstone, 4.4×4.4 cm, Faberge, 1899-1908
Jade frame in a setting of gilded silver and tricolor gold with diamonds and rubies, height 10.8 cm, Faberge, 1899-1908.
Miniature gilded silver pencil with gold overlay, covered with pink guilloché enamel, length 4.2 cm, Faberge, Craftsman Hjalmar Armfelt, 1908-1910, from the Royal Collection of Great Britain.
Silver gilded gum arabic bottle covered with pink guilloché enamel, height 5.8 cm, Faberge, craftsman Hjalmar Armfelt, 1899-1908.
Silver gilded stamp box, decorated with enamel, with a group of Russian stamps under the top glass panel, length 10 cm, Faberge, workmaster Hjalmar Armfelt, 1904-1908.
Powder box covered with guilloché enamel, diameter 4.2 cm, Faberge, workmaster Hjalmar Armfelt, 1908-1917.
Silver salt shaker in the form of a fish, length 13.5 cm, Faberge, workmaster Hjalmar Armfelt, 1908-1917.
Pair of gilded silver candlesticks, height 20.5 cm, Faberge, craftsman Hjalmar Armfelt, 1908-1913.
Silver gift hunting horn, length 58.5 cm, Faberge, craftsman Hjalmar Armfelt, circa 1912.
Brooch with aquamarine and diamonds set in gold, height 3.1 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfelt, circa 1895.
Silver set, decorated with blue guilloché enamel, consisting of two crystal boxes, two mirrors, a hair brush and a clothes brush, 1904-1908.
Jade chess piece in a gold frame, decorated with red enamel, height 2.3 cm, Faberge, master Hjalmar Armfelt, 1899-1903.