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Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (Charlotte of Prussia, 1798-1860), wife of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, Personal Dresser Box

$29,500.00

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Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (Charlotte of Prussia, 1798-1860), wife of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, Personal Dresser Box, silver & gold mounted wood with green enamel & carved bone; the lid inlaid with the Tsarina’s crowned monogram surrounded by scrolling floral & foliate motifs; the front inlaid with an engraved gold & silver sword piercing a ring of roses. Dimensions: 1 5/8” h x 4 1/2” w x 2 5/8” d.
Provenance:
Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna (the elder 1798-1860)
Her son Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolaevich (1832-1909)
His daughter Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna (1860-1922)
Her daughter Queen Alexandrine of Denmark (1879-1952)
Her son Hereditary Prince Knud of Denmark (1900-1976)
His daughter Her Highness Princess Elisabeth of Denmark (b. 1935)

On a note placed inside the box, Grand Duchess Anastasia has written herself: “Dieses Kastchen ist von Kaiserin Nicolai den Ersten”, (This shrine is from Empress Nicolai the first)
(4.3 h x 11.4 w x 6.6 d cm)

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