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Box with Monogram of Nicholas II
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Box with Monogram of Nicholas II


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This Russian-style presentation box was manufactured by the Paris firm of Cartier for sale in the shop of Fabergé's principal rival in St. Petersburg, Karl Hahn, who held the title of "Court Jeweler."
Exhibitions
  • Russian Art: Icons and Decorative Arts from the Origin to the Twentieth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1959-1960.
  • Objects of Vertu: Precious Works of the Eighteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, ca. 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, ca. 1930

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Period
early 20th century
Medium
nephrite, gold, diamonds, enamel, ruby
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.198
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 × W: 4 9/16 × D: 3 1/16 in. (3.5 × 11.6 × 7.8 cm)
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Not On View

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