04-06-2013 04-06-2013
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April 6, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Tsar Alexander III Commemorative Glass Beaker and Saucer

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


Tsar Alexander III Commemorative Glass Beaker and Saucer, Russia, 1883, for the Tsar's Coronation, the frosted glass beaker decorated with the entwined initials "AA" for Alexander Alexandrovich, Moscow, 1883, below a Romanov crown, all framed within a laurel wreath, the reverse inscribed with a Russian drinking adage, beaker ht. 3 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Marie Betteley Associates, New York.
Estimate $400-600

Light wear.

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Tsar, Alexander III, Moscow, Alexander Alexandrovich, Marie Betteley Associates