19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna

A very fine Carpathian elm box with inlaid double-headed Imperial eagle surmounted by the Russian Crown, circa 1890s or earlier. Box measures 4 ¾ inches by 3 5/8 inches by 2 inches high. Provenance: The Byington Collection, which is acknowledged in: Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas & Alexandra by Peter Kurth (p. 223); and Olga Romanov: Russia's Last Grand Duchess by Patricia Phenix (p. 296). The box was acquired directly from the family of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna and comes with a letter of provenance from the Byington Collection. Condition: Imperial Eagle is missing some inlay (orb, scepter, crown & ribbon, and the cartouche on eagle's breast. Box needs minor gluing. These are not major issues and can be easily restored.

Item ID: 102154

19th Century Imperial Russian Inlaid Carpathian Elm Box from Estate of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna

$3,500 USD


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