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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 327

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1815

    General Uvarov, in red-piped black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar and gold epaulettes, wearing the breast-stars of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (1st class), St. Vladimir (3rd class), the Military Order of St. George (3rd class), and medals including the War of 1812 and the Turkish Campaign 1828-1829

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1815
    General Uvarov, in red-piped black uniform with gold-embroidered red collar and gold epaulettes, wearing the breast-stars of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Anne (1st class), St. Vladimir (3rd class), the Military Order of St. George (3rd class), and medals including the War of 1812 and the Turkish Campaign 1828-1829
    octagonal, 1 7/16 x 1¼ in. (36 x 32 mm.), gilt-metal frame


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    The sitter is possibly General Count Fedor Petrovich Uvarov (1773-1824), who saw active service in the Patriotic Wars under Kutuzov and Platov.

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