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MAID OF HONOR CYPHER PIN

Made by: Firm of Karl Karlovich Hahn

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Pin consists of the ciphers in Russian letters of the last two Empresses, Maria Fedorovna and Alexandra Fedorovna. It was given in 1907 to Irene Rimsky-Korsakoff (1883-1972) (Madame Mishtowt of D.C.). The ciphers are topped by the imperial cleft crown of Russia, all set in diamonds. The pin came with its original box.

Object name:
MAID OF HONOR CYPHER PIN
Made from:
Gold -- silver -- diamonds
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1907
Size:
7.6 × 4.6 cm (3 × 1 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
18.69
Class:
ORDER
Signature marks:
Type:MONOGRAM MA in Cyrillic INSCRIPTION 250 [On back]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973