Lot 70: Antique Russian Silver-Gilt Coin, Silver, Silver-Gilt, Diamond, Cabochon Ruby and Bone Letter Opener
September 25, 2013
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Antique Russian Silver-Gilt Coin, Silver, Silver-Gilt, Diamond, Cabochon Ruby and Bone Letter Opener
The elongated bone letter opener with rounded tip topped by a Russian silver-gilt coin depicting the profile of the tsar, the reverse with Imperial Russian eagle, circa 1899, accented by three crisscrossing diamond-set silver ribbons, surmounted by a garland decorated plaque centering 2 round cabochon rubies on front and reverse. Length 8 inches.
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