Lot 4209

A gorget for officers of the guards during the reign of Catherine the Great (1762-96)

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A89m | Live auction | 454 Lots

Hammer price € 2,000

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Description

Gorget of fire-gilt brass, on the obverse applied Russian double-headed eagle underneath a crown, the breast shield with the tsarina’s cypher "JE II", the latter surrounded by a finely crafted trophy bundle engraved on the right with "E II". On the reverse two attachment loops and three screw discs. Length 17 cm, width 12 cm. Gorget of utmost rarity in a fine state of preservation.

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General Information

The auction includes 454 lots and starts on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4454. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.