A Fabergé gold and enamel gradution badge of the Imperial Alexander Lyceum, workmaster Eduard Schramm, St. Petersburg, 1908-1911
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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- gold, silver, enamel
circular, the front applied with the gold cypher of Emperor Alexander I, founder of the Lyceum, on red transparent enamel over a sunburst ground with the date 1811 in gold, the reverse with the Lyceum's initials and motto in green champlevé enamel, engraved with the date and, in Cyrillic, LXXVII Course and Baron A.R. Engelgardt, struck with workmaster's initials, 56 standard
Baron Armin Rudolfovich Engelgardt (1890-1955) was one of the 36 students graduating from the Imperial Lyceum in 1911. The elite institution had been founded to train children of the nobility for state service.