Lot 238
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Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich: A Russian Imperial Silver and Enamel Icon of St. Michael, Grachev Brothers, St. Petersburg, 1903

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
50,000 USD
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Description

  • oil on zinc, silver, enamel
rectangular, the cover enamelled with scrolling ornament in champlevé, the arched aperture framing an icon of St. Michael standing with a sword, the reverse with a Cyrillic dedicatory inscription to "Our August Chief [from] the Fifth Life Guards Mounted Battery 1878  23 November 1903" followed by a list of senior officers, with suspension ring
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