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PRESENTATION BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Box is plain red gold without any engraving or other decoration except on the lid. Here is a fine miniature of the youthful Emperor Nicholas II in a plain gold frame surmounted by the imperial crown in gold, set with two rose cut diamonds. Thumbpiece in plain gold.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
PRESENTATION BOX
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds -- miniature
Made in:
RUSSIA (Ukraine): Kiev
Date made:
1908-1917
Size:
6.6 × 9.5 cm (2 5/8 × 3 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.98
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on inside of lid:v (Kiev), kokoshnik, 56, IL in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973