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    A Pair of Morozov Silver Busts of Tsar Nicholas II & Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, St. Petersburg, Russia, circa 1896
    Marks: 84, (St. Petersburg city mark), AW, 1896, (Morozov in Cyrillic)
    15-1/4 inches high (38.7 cm) (Tsar figure)
    136.9 troy ounces (gross)

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    The pair having busts raised on fluted columns centered with oval plaques bearing imperial ciphers below foliate swags, Nicholas depicted in full dress uniform, Alexandra in ruffled gown and tiara, each identified in Cyrillic to plaques below chests.

    Maker's mark for the Ivan Ekimovich Morozov workshop, assay mark for Aleksandr Timofeyevich Shevyakov (St. Petersburg 1895-1898); pair marked to reverses of busts and lower plinths.





    Condition Report*: The two busts with minor polish residue to crevices, minor nicking and scratching, otherwise appearing to be in good condition.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    17th Tuesday
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