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Mémoires de la Société nationale des antiquaires de France - Société nationale des antiquaires de France - Google Livres

Carved the size of a palm or smaller, these miniature boxwood carvings featuring religious iconography from the early 16th century have long been a mystery to researchers in the field. It is believed that the entire body of work was created during a 30-year window between 1500 and 1530, somewhere in

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Empire parure of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna. The parure was given to Maria Pavlovna by her father Tsar Paul I on the occasion of her wedding to the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach in 1804. It passed to her daughter Empress Augusta of Germany, and then to Augusta’s daughter, Louise, Grand Duchess of Baden. In 1923, it was passed to Louise’s daughter, Viktoria of Baden. It has been part of the Bernadotte collection ever since.