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LADY-IN-WAITING PIN

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About this object

Pin consists of the ciphers in Russian letters of the last two Empresses, Maria Fedorovna and Alexandra Fedorovna. It was given in 1907 to Irene Rimsky-Korsakoff (Madame Mishtowt of D.C.). The ciphers are topped by the imperial cleft crown of Russia, all set in diamonds. The pin came with its original blue box.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
LADY-IN-WAITING PIN
Made from:
Gold -- silver -- diamonds
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1907
Size:
7.6 × 4.6 cm (3 × 1 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.69
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM 250
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973