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A silver icon of St Alexandra and St Paul, icon by Feodor Platonov, St Petersburg, 1889
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A silver icon of St Alexandra and St Paul, icon by Feodor Platonov, St Petersburg, 1889
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A silver icon of St Alexandra and St Paul, icon by Feodor Platonov, St Petersburg, 1889
depicting the saints standing full length, signed in Cyrillic l.r. F. Platonov, the silver border finely cast and chased with scrolling foliage, applied with the name plaque, the reverse with a champlevé dedication plaque inscribed in Cyrillic: 'To His Imperial Highness Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich from his valets/ Tkachev, Khudoyarovsky, Volkov, Lednev, Kleschev, Savely, Markov, Pavlov, Surovtsev, Sorin/ 4 June 1889', struck with maker's mark M.T., 84 standard
27.3 by 22.7cm, 10 3/4 by 8 7/8 in.
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Provenance

A present to Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich from his valets, 4 June 1889

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