• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 407

    A gold-mounted silver-gilt and enamel locket


    Price Realised  


    A gold-mounted silver-gilt and enamel locket
    Russia, late 19th century
    Formed as a mitre of the Life-Guards Pavlovsky Regiment, the front applied with the Imperial double-headed eagle centering the star of the Order of St Andrew with hinged chin-strap, the top and sides enamelled in translucent red and opaque white, the hinged base fitted as a locket, on suspension ring, apparently unmarked
    1 in. (2.4 cm.) high

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