• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 73

    A RUSSIAN GOLD-MOUNTED LAPIS-LAZULI HAND-SEAL

    ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880, MAKER'S MARK AMS

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    A RUSSIAN GOLD-MOUNTED LAPIS-LAZULI HAND-SEAL
    ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880, MAKER'S MARK AMS
    The carved lapis-lazuli handle with a gold cagework mount, the matix engraved with initial 'EA' below the Royal crown, marked on cagework
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
    The initials are for Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and Alexandra, Princess of Wales, later King Edward VII (r.1901-1910) and Queen Alexandra (1844-1925).


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