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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 246

    CHARLES-JOSEPH DE LA CELLE, CHEVALIER DE CHÂTEAUBOURG (FRENCH, 1758-1837)

    A gentleman, a member of the Golubiev family, in blue naval uniform, gold-embroidered black collar, wearing a blue-edged white sash, the cross of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (2nd class) around his neck and another badge, possibly that of the Imperial Austrian Order of Maria Theresa (knight's class)

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    CHARLES-JOSEPH DE LA CELLE, CHEVALIER DE CHÂTEAUBOURG (FRENCH, 1758-1837)
    A gentleman, a member of the Golubiev family, in blue naval uniform, gold-embroidered black collar, wearing a blue-edged white sash, the cross of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (2nd class) around his neck and another badge, possibly that of the Imperial Austrian Order of Maria Theresa (knight's class)
    signed and dated 'ch de chateaubourg Px 1802' (lower right)
    octagonal, 2 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (68 x 54 mm.), silver-gilt mount


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