Tsarina's gift to her goddaughter sold at auction

A set of silver gilt andcloisonné enamelwhich stirred interest in the antique world since it was recently consigned as going to auction, sold today for £20,000. This champlevé cutlery set told a story that links the future Tsarina of Russia’s visit to the Yorkshire town of Harrogate in 1894, where she had gone to take a cure. Princess Alix of Hesse was advised to take a…
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