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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1805

    Tsar Alexander I (1777-1825) in profile to left, in black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar and gold buttons, black cravat, black bicorn hat, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1805
    Tsar Alexander I (1777-1825) in profile to left, in black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar and gold buttons, black cravat, black bicorn hat, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew
    on ivory
    oval, 2¼ in. (57 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with glazed reverse


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    Provenance

    Christie's, Geneva, 12 May 1987, lot 127.