Thursday, August 18, 2016

Mount Stuart : Russian Icon, a Silver Wedding Anniversary Gift of the 3rd Marquess of Bute

"This Icon was made by special permission of H.M. Nicholas Czar of all the Russias at the Imperial Factory of Moscow for John, 3rd Marquess of Bute who gave it as a silver wedding present to his wife Gwendolen on the 25th Anniversary of their Marriage, April 18th 1897"

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