A brass-mounted malachite and lacquer photograph album
Lot 1
A brass-mounted malachite and lacquer photograph album
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,209) inc. premium
Auction Details
A brass-mounted malachite and lacquer photograph album A brass-mounted malachite and lacquer photograph album
Lot Details
A brass-mounted malachite and lacquer photograph album
the lacquer painted with 'The Rendezvous' after Konstantin Trutovsky, the spine and lower cover with purple velvet boards, gilt edges, brass clasp, malachite cover with 18 gilt-edged card pages with mounts for forty-six cabinet photos by Livitzky and others of members of the Imperial family (Alexander II and Alexander II and their families) and others, one inscribed to 'Madame la Baronne de Derwies' signed by Arrigo Boito dimensions of cover: 23 x 18.8cm (9 x 7in).

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Baron Paul von Dervis
    Thence by descent to a private English collection
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