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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 241

    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1825

    A gilt-bronze medal of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855), in profile to right; with another of Emperor Alexander I (1777-1825); together with an ivory relief of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia (1729-1796), in profile to right

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    RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1825
    A gilt-bronze medal of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855), in profile to right; with another of Emperor Alexander I (1777-1825); together with an ivory relief of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia (1729-1796), in profile to right
    the first with Russian inscription '[By] G[race of] G[od] Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of All Russias', the second 'Alexander the Blessed'
    gilt-bronze, ivory, respectively
    ovals, 2¼ in. (58 mm.) and 2 1/8 in. (54 mm.) high, unframed (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION