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An Imperial Presentation silver and gold chatelaine and watch, Charles Oudin, Paris, circa 1890
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An Imperial Presentation silver and gold chatelaine and watch, Charles Oudin, Paris, circa 1890
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An Imperial Presentation silver and gold chatelaine and watch, Charles Oudin, Paris, circa 1890
cast and chased as two Imperial eagles, the watch suspending from a ribbon inscribed in Russian 'For Love and Fatherland', the watch face inscribed 'Ch Oudin/ Palais Royal 52', the movement numbered 25418, the chatelaine hook with illegible French maker's mark, Russian import mark, scratched number 5284 and inscribed 'le tout/ 1500'
height 16cm, 6 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Christie's New York, 20 October 1999, lot 90

Catalogue Note

Oudin supplied several Royal Courts in Europe throughout the 19th century.  Princess Dagmar of Denmark was given a pearl-set Oudin watch by her future mother-in-law Empress Maria Alexandrovna before her marriage to the future Emperor Alexander III.

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