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Lot 0211
A bronze table medal commemorating Nicholas II and Alexandra's state visit to France in original case, 1896. designed by Jules Clement Chaplain, contained in original silk- and velvet-lined morocco case stamped with the gilt symbols of the Russian Empire and the French Republic, the obverse with the double profile portrait of the Imperial couple, inscribed "Nicolas II / Alexandra." signed J.C. Chaplain at lower left, the reverse with the French inscription (translated): "Visit to France of Their Imperial Majesties of Russia. Cherbourg, Paris, Chalons. 5 - 9 October, 1896 (Visite en France de leurs Majestés de Russie. Cherbourg. Paris. Chalons. 5-9 Octobre 1896)" with the seals of the Russian Empire and Republic of France above and a ribbon-tied wreath below. Diameter: 2 3/4 in. (70 mm).

This Jasper52 auction is curated in partnership with John Atzbach, a leading authority in the field of Russian works of art made in and representing the tastes of the late Imperial era (late 17th century to the 1917 Revolution).

He was introduced to the subject at the age of 9, when a neighbor, recognizing his interest, allowed him to examine her collection of Russian enamels. He was immediately intrigued and spent the next several years learning all that he could about Russian silver and enamels, honing his knowledge before he began collecting them himself, fulfilling a childhood dream.

With a lifetime of knowledge in Russian decorative arts, John Atzbach is regularly consulted by collectors, dealers, appraisers, and auction house representatives from around the world. He has been directly involved in the formation of some of the world's finest collections of Russian enamels, Russian porcelains, and Faberge. He greatly enjoys his work and feels very fortunate that his childhood interest could evolve into a lifelong passion that continues to engage him every day.

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  • Location: This item ships from Washington.

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  • Condition

    Very good condition, some small wear consistent with age and use.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

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    • 10%

    Bronze medal commemorating Nicholas II & Alexandra

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    Estimate $500 - $700
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