A fine portrait miniature of a Russian Grand Duchess, probably late 19th or early 20th century. The young woman shown wearing a gold-embroidered green silk dress with lace sleeves and wearing the sash of the Order of St. Catherine, an ermine mantle, and small crown, her brown hair arranged in curls, signed with a monogram at right. Contained in Neo-Classical style gilt metal frame with crossed arrows and torches tied by ribbon with branches of laurel and olive, the back set with suspension ring and strut. Miniature alone: 2 5/8 in. h x 2 1/8 in. w (6.7 x 5.4 cm). Frame 4 in. h x 2 3/4 in. w (10.2 x 7 cm).
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