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Framed Cabinet Photo and a Silver Baptismal Cross

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2645B
Lot:
425
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2645B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Cabinet Photo and a Silver Baptismal Cross, c. 1900, the photo by Pisetti depicting Tsar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, and Grand Duchess Olga, approx. 3 3/4 x 5 1/8; together with an enameled silver cross, marked MKR, lg. 1 5/8 in.; set in a modern frame.

Provenance: Photograph pruchased from George Karpis, New York. Cross from Mark Gallery, London.
Estimate $800-1,200

Overall frame size 16 x 18 1/4 in.; photo with light scattered foxing; cross with possible resolder at loop.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas II, Empress, Tsar, Alexandra, George Karpis, London, Mark Gallery, Book collecting, Cultural history, Foxing, Papermaking, Skinner

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