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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 220

    An Imperial gemset gold stick-pin

    MARK OF FRIEDRICH KÖCHLI, ST. PETERSBURG, 1896-1908

    Price Realised  

    An Imperial gemset gold stick-pin
    mark of Friedrich Köchli, St. Petersburg, 1896-1908
    Formed as the conjoined 'MM,' surmounded by a rose-diamond and cabochon ruby Imperial crown, marked on pin, in original fitted case, the interior cover stamped with the Imperial warrant and in Cyrillic 'FRID.KEKHLI./S.PETERBURG'
    The finial: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) high
    The crowned cypher 'MM' is for Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich (1861-1929).


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