Feodor Alexeievich Afanasiev

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Feodor Alexeievich Afanasiev was apprenticed to the silversmith E. Sistonen 1883 and 1888 and worked as a journeyman, for the jeweler Karl Bokh from 1888 to 1907. Thereafter he ran a small workshop for Fabergé at 24 Bolshaya Morskaya specializing in miniature Easter Eggs, small articles made of silver-gilt and guilloché enamel and hardstone objects mounted with enameled silver-gilt mounts. His mark is ФА in Russian Cyrillic (FA).


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