From Russia with Love
We have some exciting lots in our Antique & Decorators’ Auction on Saturday 2nd July 2016. The lots came from a titled Scottish family with the provenance relating to a marriage into a Dutch diplomatic family in the late 19thc. An exquisite Russian Imperial snuff box is constructed from figured birch with 14carat mounts and ruby cabouchon. A silver plaque is engraved ‘Oranienbaum…Juli 1914. Oranienbaum is a Russian royal residence located on the Gulf of Finland west of St Petersburg.
From the same family we have a set of beautifully enamelled medals including the Russian Imperial Order, the Cross of St Anne and Diplomatic Order, a blue enamel star, there are also a group of seven miniature dress diplomatic Orders including a miniature of the Imperial Russian Order of St Anne on a gold chain with pin terminals.
Sale to take place Saturday 2nd July 2016