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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A gold and enamel sash badge of the Order of the White Eagle

    MARKED WITH CYRILLIC INITIALS AK WITH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A gold and enamel sash badge of the Order of the White Eagle
    marked with Cyrillic initials AK with the Imperial warrant, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
    The black enamel Imperial Russian Eagle applied with red enamel cross surmounted by white enamel Polish Eagle, surmounted by a red guilloché ae enamel Imperial crown
    3 5/8 in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Félix Faure, French president (1895-1899).
    Then by direct descent.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the measurment for this lot is 3. 5/8 in. (9cm.) high.