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THE PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH OF NIKOLAY II'S MOTHER~ Maria Feodorovna, Alexander III's wife and Nikolay II's mother, wore this brooch until her death in 1926. She wore it on a black velvet ribbon, as it was shown in her famous official portrait, done by Heinrich von Angeli. After her death her daughter Xenia tried to sell this jewel to Queen Mary, HMTQ Elizabeth II's grandmother but failed. Then Xenia sold it to Lady Deterding (?) who sent the brooch to Cartier to make an outstanding…

THE PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH OF NIKOLAY II'S MOTHER~ Maria Feodorovna, Alexander III's wife and Nikolay II's mother, wore this brooch until her death in 1926. She wore it on a black velvet ribbon, as it was shown in her famous official portrait, done by Heinrich von Angeli. After her death her daughter Xenia tried to sell this jewel to Queen Mary, HMTQ Elizabeth II's grandmother but failed. Then Xenia sold it to Lady Deterding (?) who sent the brooch to Cartier to make an outstanding…

Fabergé. A jewelled gold-mounted pendant cross. Diamonds and pink topaz. Work-master N. Chistyakov, 1908 – 1917. It belonged to Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (sister of Emperor Nicholas II), later – to her daughter Princess Irina Alexandrovna Yusupova.

Fabergé. A jewelled gold-mounted pendant cross. Diamonds and pink topaz. Work-master N. Chistyakov, 1908 – 1917. It belonged to Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (sister of Emperor Nicholas II), later – to her daughter Princess Irina Alexandrovna Yusupova.

The Vladimir Tiara, Russia, c.1890 Made for Grand Duchess Vladimir, aunt of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the tiara was smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution by a British diplomat. In 1921 it was sold by the Grand Duchess’s daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, to Queen Mary, who adapted the tiara to take fifteen of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds as an alternative to the original pearls. The tiara was inherited by The Queen from her grandmother Queen Mary in 1953.

The Vladimir Tiara, Russia, c.1890 Made for Grand Duchess Vladimir, aunt of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the tiara was smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution by a British diplomat. In 1921 it was sold by the Grand Duchess’s daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, to Queen Mary, who adapted the tiara to take fifteen of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds as an alternative to the original pearls. The tiara was inherited by The Queen from her grandmother Queen Mary in 1953.

The miniatures portraits represent: Tsarevich George Alexandrovich, younger brother of the Tsar & Grand Duke Alexander Michailovich, husband of the Grand duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, the Tsar's sister. In the second row: Tsar Nicholas II & Princess Irina, daughter of Grand Duke Alexander Michailovich & Grand Duchess Xenia. In the third row: Grand Duchess Olga Nicolaievna, the first daughter of the Tsar & Tsarina, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicolaievna, their second daughter & Grand duke Mi...

The miniatures portraits represent: Tsarevich George Alexandrovich, younger brother of the Tsar & Grand Duke Alexander Michailovich, husband of the Grand duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, the Tsar's sister. In the second row: Tsar Nicholas II & Princess Irina, daughter of Grand Duke Alexander Michailovich & Grand Duchess Xenia. In the third row: Grand Duchess Olga Nicolaievna, the first daughter of the Tsar & Tsarina, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicolaievna, their second daughter & Grand duke Mi...

Fabergé Fire Screen Frame, Varicolored gold, platinum, enamel. Circa 1910 Picture frame with photograph of Tsar Nicholas II.

Fabergé Fire Screen Frame, Varicolored gold, platinum, enamel. Circa 1910 Picture frame with photograph of Tsar Nicholas II.

Fabergé photograph frame, workmaster Henrik Wigström, circa 1910. Inspired by a two-sided Louis XVI fire screen, one side contains a photograph of Tsar Nicholas II and the other of his Empress, Alexandra Feodorovna. This was a gift from the Tsar to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Fedorovna. The gold and platinum frame is enamelled white and seed pearls are set round the oval bezels. The whole is embellished with floral swags in multi-coloured gold.

Fabergé photograph frame, workmaster Henrik Wigström, circa 1910. Inspired by a two-sided Louis XVI fire screen, one side contains a photograph of Tsar Nicholas II and the other of his Empress, Alexandra Feodorovna. This was a gift from the Tsar to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Fedorovna. The gold and platinum frame is enamelled white and seed pearls are set round the oval bezels. The whole is embellished with floral swags in multi-coloured gold.

Unique 11 5/8" Limoges Portrait Tray / Charger with Frame~ Hand Painted with Madonna and Jesus in Sepia Tones ~Limoges Porcelain ~ Artist Signed ~ Tressemann & Vogt Limoges France 1892-1907 www.timberhillsantiques.com

Unique 11 5/8" Limoges Portrait Tray / Charger with Frame~ Hand Painted with Madonna and Jesus in Sepia Tones ~Limoges Porcelain ~ Artist Signed ~ Tressemann & Vogt Limoges France 1892-1907 www.timberhillsantiques.com