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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 329

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1855

    George, Duke of Mecklenberg-Strelitz (1824-1876), in black uniform with gold-embroiderd red collar, gold epaulettes, wearing the blue sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew, the badge of the Imperial Russian Military Order of St. George (4th class) and the Russian Turkish War 1828-1829 medal

    Price Realised  

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1855
    George, Duke of Mecklenberg-Strelitz (1824-1876), in black uniform with gold-embroiderd red collar, gold epaulettes, wearing the blue sash and breast-star of the Imperial Russian Order of St. Andrew, the badge of the Imperial Russian Military Order of St. George (4th class) and the Russian Turkish War 1828-1829 medal
    oval, 1 5/16 in. (33 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame


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    Son of George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Marie, née Princess of Hesse-Cassel, he married in St. Petersburg in 1851 Grand Duchess Ekaterina Mikhailovna (1827-1891), a granddaughter of Tsar Paul I and niece of Tsars Alexander I and Nicholas I.

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