10-05-2013 10-05-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2676B Boston
October 5, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Souvenir Scarf from the Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra

$240$200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2676B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 05, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Souvenir Scarf from the Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, Russia, 1896, with puce design printed on a cream-colored ground, depicting the Imperial crown and two crests with double-headed eagle to three corners, and a view of the Kremlin over a shield and crossed swords above a scene of mounted soldiers and a dated shield with Cyrillic inscription, framed, scarf 26 x 28 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Scattered staining. Pulling/strain to edges. Not examined out of frame.


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Keywords

Alexandra, Empress, Nicholas II, Tsar, Imperial crown