A silver-gilt and enamel jeton of the First Moscow Cadet CorpsMoscow, c. 1899, with partial maker's mark in Cyrillic

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Lot 122*
A silver-gilt and enamel jeton of the First Moscow Cadet Corps
Moscow, c. 1899, with partial maker's mark in Cyrillic

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
A silver-gilt and enamel jeton of the First Moscow Cadet Corps
Moscow, c. 1899, with partial maker's mark in Cyrillic
rhombus form, with finial in shape of the Russian imperial crown on suspension loop and short chain; front with translucent red enamel over engine-turn ground with gilded monogram 'I.M.', top and bottom with cast monogram 'E II' for Catherine the Great and 'Z' for Zorich (for the founder of the Corps), all within white border of champlevé enamel with Cyrillic inscription 'Be afraid of God / venerate the Tsar / respect authority / love your brothers': reverse with similar design, centre with Cyrillic inscription 'P. Glazenap/1901', borders with inscriptions "Shklov 1778/Smolensk 1807/Kostroma 1812/Moscow 1824', 84 standard
length without loop: 5cm (1 7/8in).

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  • Jeton was established on 10 August 1893.
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A silver-gilt and enamel jeton of the First Moscow Cadet CorpsMoscow, c. 1899, with partial maker's mark in Cyrillic
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