Lot 70. A RARE JEWELLED AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL TWO-COLOUR GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION PENDANT LOCKET

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 70 | A RARE JEWELLED AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL TWO-COLOUR GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION PENDANT LOCKET
Of rectangular form, modelled as a brick tea packet, the hinged cover applied with the diamond-set crowned cypher of Tsesarevich Nicholas, within a ribbon-tied laurel wreath, the cypher flanked by two black enamel Chinese inscriptions 'Tailwind, making good progress / prosperous future for the harbour', the reverse with enamelled Russian inscription '[To] Vasilii Mikhailovich Kuznetsov', the interior with an oval bezel and enamelled Russian inscription 'In Memory / of Visiting Hankou / 7-9 April / 1891', with thumbpiece and suspension loop, marked inside base and on loop
15/8 in. (4 cm.) high, excluding loop

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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