Presentation box in gold and enamel gift from Alexander the Tsar

Presentation box in gold and enamel with Geneva hallmarks.

It is written inside the box :

"Alex(an)dre P(remier) Empereur de toutes les Russies

à M(onsieu)r le Ch(evalie)r de Trevet

Le 5 juin 1814"

The story tells that the knight Trevet has escorted the 3rd of june 1814 Alexander the First to Calais, as this one was going to see his sister in London.

Geneva circa 1814.

Dimensions : 9 cm long x 5 cm breadth x 1,4 cm high

Museum piece.

Price on request.

 

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Presentation box gift from Alexander the Tsar.
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Presentation box gift from Alexander the Tsar.
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Presentation box gift from Alexander the Tsar.
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Presentation box gift from Alexander the Tsar.