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a group of 48 engravings depicting the coronation of Elizaveta Petrovna, 18th century

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
Sold
7,200 GBP
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Description

  • a collection of forty-eight engravings depicting the coronation of Elizabeth Petrovna

  • engraved by Ivan Alekseevich Sokolov (1717-1757), Grigory Kachalov and Christian Albrecht Wortman

Catalogue Note

1.       Triumphal Gates on Tverskaya Street

2.       Triumphal Gates near the Church of the Mother of God of Kazan with details of their decoration

3.       Triumphal Gates near Myasnitskaya Street

4.       Triumphal Gates near the Palace of Her Imperial Majesty

5.       Cortege of Her Imperial Highness on its journey to Moscow

6.       Cortege of Her Imperial Highness flanked by soldiers

7.       Ceremony of announcements before the Coronation

8.       Throne and canopy inside the Cathedral

9.       Scale Plan of the Cathedral of the Dormition with seating arrangements

10.     Seating plan for Imperial guests in the Kremlin

11.     Throne in the Reception Room

12.     Master of Ceremonies’ Staff

13.     Chief Master of Ceremonies’ Staff

14.     Chief Master of Ceremonies’ Staff

15.     Herald’s Staff

16.     Imperial Banner

17.     Imperial Seal

18.     Imperial Sword

19.     Imperial Mantle with detail of double-headed eagle

20.     Brooch to secure the Mantle

21.     Imperial globe

22.     Imperial Sceptre

23.     Imperial Crown

24.     Staffs of the Chief Court Marshall, the Marshall of the Coronation and Court Marshall

25.     Portable canopy, two elevations

26.    Coronation procession on its journey to the Cathedral of the Dormition

27.     Staff of the Commanding Cavalier Guard Officer

28.     Vessel for the holy ointment

29.     Interior view of the Cathedral of the Dormition

30.     Exterior view of the Cathedral of the Dormition

31.     Interior of the Palace of Facets

32.     Canopy above the throne inside the Palace of Facets

33.     Coronation Medals and Jetons

34.     Small Imperial Crown

35.     Imperial Mantle

36.     Fountain of white wine and covered pedestal with food for the coronation banquet

37.     Fountain of red wine and uncovered pedestal with food for the coronation banquet

38.     Ceremonial Imperial cortege on its journey to the Palace of Facets

39.     Imperial cortege on its journey to the Annichkov Palace

40.     Plan and elevation of the Imperial residence by the Yauza

41.     Order of the Saint Andrew (Star)

42.     Order of Saint Alexander (Star)

43.     Order of Saint Catherine (Star)

44.     Map of the Palace with Imperial Regalia

45.     Fireworks at the Winter Palace

46.     Fireworks at the Palace of her Imperail Majesty

47.     Fireworks at the Kremlin

48.     Fireworks at the Golden Gates

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