A lot of two cased decorations awarded to Imperial Russian diplomat
Lot 5265
A lot of two cased decorations
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,000 - 4,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
A lot of two cased decorations
with Imperial Russian attribution
Comprising: 1) A Wurttemburg Order of Friedrich, Commander's neck badge, with maroon velour and silk-lined blue leatherette case with gold stamped maker's label Eduard Foehr/Konigl.Hof.Juwelier/Stuttgart.2) Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic, Commander's neck badge in gold, with ribbon and black velour and silk-lined red leatherette case, also with Foehr's label. Together with letter of provenance stating that the medals were owned and worn by the first Chamberlin Count de Silwansky, the the Russian court under the reign of Czar Nicolas, Romanoff. They have been in the possession of G.H. Baudenbacher, owner of Hotel du Roc, St. Legier, a/Vevey, Suisse, since 1914 and were given...in payment of debt and further states the consignor's father purchased them from the then owner of the Hotel du Roc in the 1950s.
Condition: Excellent.
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