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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780

    Empress Maria Feodorovna (1759-1828) as Grand Duchess, in white dress with red surcoat, white lace collar and tiers of lace on her sleeve, pearls and white ribbon in her curling powdered hair, a miniature of Emperor Paul I suspended from a diamond necklace, wearing the red moiré sash and the breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine

    Price Realised  

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780
    Empress Maria Feodorovna (1759-1828) as Grand Duchess, in white dress with red surcoat, white lace collar and tiers of lace on her sleeve, pearls and white ribbon in her curling powdered hair, a miniature of Emperor Paul I suspended from a diamond necklace, wearing the red moiré sash and the breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Catherine
    on vellum stretched over slate
    rectangular, 2¾ x 2¼ in. (76 x 57 mm.), stamped gilt-metal frame with stylised acanthus leaves


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