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Enamel Beaker and Silk Scarf Commemorating the Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra

Auction:
2645B
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$523

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2645B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Enamel Beaker and Silk Scarf Commemorating the Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, Russia, 1896, the polychrome and gilt beaker decorated with the cipher for Nicholas and Alexandra, Imperial double-headed eagle, date, and strapwork, ht. 4; the scarf with the Kremlin framed by an oak branch and an olive branch, Imperial double-headed eagles to the four corners, and a red band of scrolling foliage 20 x 22 in.

Provenance: Beaker purchased from Paul Paulson, Washington, D.C.; silk scarf from Svetlana Aronov, New York.
Estimate $400-600

Beaker with scattered wear and loss. Scarf with staining and dy bleeding.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Beaker, Nicholas II, Tsar, Empress, Alexandra, Nicholas and Alexandra, Washington, D.C., Paul Paulson, Svetlana Aronov, Drinkware, European people, Headgear, House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov, Knights of the Golden Fleece, Nicholas I of Russia, Nicholas II of Russia, Nobility, Royalty, Scarf

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