Blue wool double breasted tunic with red collar, cuffs and piping of an Imperial Russian tunic of a War Ministry Officer acting as Aide de Camp on the Tsar's Staff, circa 1907. Collar and cuffs piped white with silver Litzen. Has a matched pair of silver epaulettes, faced in red, with applied gold Nicholas II crowned ciphers and with silver cord adjutant's aiguillette with silver crowns and points.
In 1907 Felix and Nikolai Yusupov gave this Fabergé music box to their parents, Prince Felix and Princess Zenaida, as a twenty-fifth wedding anniversary present. Six of the Yusupov palaces are depicted in sepia enamel panels. When opened, the music box plays "The White Lady" by François Boieldieu, the march of the senior Prince Felix's regiment, the Imperial Horse Guards.
Cigarette-case presented by Empress Alexandra to her husband Nikolay II in May 29, 1897 to commemorate the birth of their second daughter Tatiana. Made by jeweler August Holstrem of The Faberge House, from gold and enamel of lilac color, that Alexandra liked most of all.
Music Box Fabergé (firm); Wigström, Henrik Immanuel (workmaster) RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg 1907 Gold, enamel, diamonds, rubies H. 1 7/8 in., W. 3 1/2 in., D. 2 1/2 in. In 1907 Feliks and Nikolai Iusupov gave this music box to their parents, Prince Feliks and Princess Zinaida, as a twenty-fifth wedding anniversary present.