15 juin 2009

An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold pendant, probably Morozov, St Petersburg, workmaster's initials I.P in Cyrillic, c. 1913

An Imperial Presentation jewelled gold pendant, probably Morozov, St Petersburg, workmaster's initials I.P in Cyrillic, circa 1913 formed as a diamond-set Imperial eagle on an openwork grid below the Crown of Monomakh set with diamonds, rubies and sapphires, varicoloured gold drops, 56 standard. height: 7.2cm, 3 7/8 in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,000 GBP CATALOGUE NOTE: A nearly identical example, its Crown of Monomakh lacking diamonds, was presented by Empress Alexandra Feodorovna to her lady-in-waiting,... [Lire la suite]