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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    AUSTRIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810

    Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), in the gold-edged white uniform of a field-marshal with black stock, wearing the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece and the sashes and breast-stars of the Royal Hungarian Order of St. Stephen and of the Imperial Austrian Order of Leopold

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    AUSTRIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810
    Duke Albert of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), in the gold-edged white uniform of a field-marshal with black stock, wearing the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece and the sashes and breast-stars of the Royal Hungarian Order of St. Stephen and of the Imperial Austrian Order of Leopold
    oval, 3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame


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    Albert Kasimir of Saxony, Duke of Teschen, was the fourth son of Frederick Augustus II, Elector of Saxony and Archduchess Maria Josepha. In 1766 he married his cousin Archduchess Marie Christina, favourite daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, and is known as the founder of the Albertina, Vienna.

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