For Czar Alexander III: An important German silver, enamel, hardstone, and gilt-bronze presentation casket, Fritz von Miller, Munich, dated 1883
- signed at one end "Fritz von Miller München"
- Silver, enamel, hardstone, gilt-bronze
- height 10 1/4 in. by length 20 1/4 in.
- 26 by 51.4cm
Fritz von Miller was a professor at the Munich Kunstgewerbeschule as well as head of his own workshop. His pieces, original compositions using medieval motis, regularly won prizes at exhibitions in the late 19th and early 20th century. For examples of his work, see Macht & Pracht: Europas Glanz im 19. Jahrhundert, 2006, pp. 80-82 and 244-45.