04-06-2013 04-06-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2645B Boston
April 6, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Four Items Relating to the Romanov Family

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


Four Items Relating to the Romanov Family, a prayer book in Church Slavonic from an 1884 ceremony honoring Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich, later Tsar Nicholas II, with Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich's bookplate, 10 1/4 x 7; a carte-de-visite for Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, framed, sight size, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4; a Cyrillic decree issued by Tsar Alexander II in 1876 announcing the birth of Grand Duke Kyril Vladimirovich, son of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2; and a German photographic postcard depicting Grand Duke Kyril Vladimirovich and his wife Grand Duchess Victoria Melita of Saxe Coburg, 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

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Grand Duke Kyril Vladimirovich, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, Tsar, Alexander II, Nicholas Alexandrovich, Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Victoria Melita