9 June 2009,
Price realised GBP 5,000
GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
A parcel-gilt badge of the Imperial Alexander Lyceum together with a badge for its Jubilee
Russian late 19th century; and Cyrillic mark of Schubert, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917
The first with red guilloché sunburst enamel applied with interlaced Cyrillic monograms of Alexander I and Nicholas II, with the coat of arms of the Lyceum: the lyre of Apollo with an owl, the ribbon with black enamelled jubilee dates 1811 and 1911, marked on the reverse; the second with Cyrillic monogram of Alexander I, apparently unmarked
Each 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high (2)
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For similar badges see:
S. B. Patrikeev, A. D. Bojnovich, Badges of Russia, Moscow- St. Petersburg, 1995, pp. 116-117, illustrated.
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