Circular, the lid applied with a medal by Jaeger commemorating the 1776 marriage of Grand Duke Paul and Sophia Dorothea von Wurttemberg, the base decorated with a allegory of War and Art, husk borders
diameter: 8.5cm, 3 3/8 in
Grand Duke Paul, later Emperor Paul I (1754-1801), married, as his second wife, Princess Sophia Dorothea of W?rttemberg (1759-1828) on 26 Spetember 1776, his first wife having died in childbirth. She changed her name to Maria Feodorovna on her marriage and conversion to orthodoxy.
Price : US$ 4,500