MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1-2 Dec 2010

1 Dec 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


INVENTORY NUMBER "2206", CIRCA 1900

750. A GOLD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND IMPERIAL PRESENTATION BROOCH

INVENTORY NUMBER "2206", CIRCA 1900

3 by 3.5 cm. Weight ca 9 g.
15,000-20,000 GBP


Provenance: Present lot was a gift to a Lady-in-waiting of the Danish Queen Louise by Dowager Empress Maria Fyodorovna in connection with the meeting between the Danish Royal and Imperial Russian families in 1909.
Thence by descent to the previous owner.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.