Lot 278. A LARGE SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL IMPERIAL PRESENTATION CHARGER

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 278 | A LARGE SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL IMPERIAL PRESENTATION CHARGER
Of scalloped circular form, the border repoussé and chased with scrolling foliate motifs, applied with eight cartouches centring double-headed eagles, the monogram 'EL' for the French President Emile Loubet, the date '22 Mai', '1902', and one with the red and blue enamel coat of arms of St Petersburg, the cavetto inscribed in French 'To the President / of the French Republic / Émile Loubet / [from] the city of St Petersburg', marked on border, engraved in French on reverse 'Imperial court supplier / J. E. Morosoff / St Petersburg'
263/4 in. (68 cm.) diameter

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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