Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Opinion

The ring from shackles of the Decembrist was sold for six million rubles


Symbolical decoration of the Decembrist Evgeny Obolensky was sold at an auction "Secret societies of Russia. Rare books. Documents. Photos. Graphics". TASS reports about it. The ring made of iron of shackles of the Decembrist (with a substrate from gold and the engraved name of the owner), the buyer bought for six million rubles — the sum, more than twice exceeded an estimate (he made 2.5 million rubles). In total at an auction about 900 lots, and the relics belonging to Decembrists were on sale, were for the first time exposed on the open auction. From Obolensky's successors the ring got to a meeting of family of the Russian armorers Tokarev, and then on an auction. Materials on teme00:18 — Brilliant on grudyyuvelirny houses will decorate on July 28, 2018 the richest women with a planetyizgotovleniye "kandalnykh" of rings on penal servitude and on the settlement in the Petrovsky plant in Siberia the Decembrist Nikolay Bestuzhev was engaged. The Decembrist's wife Volkonskogo Maria Nikolaevna, nee Rayevskaya told about it in "Notes": "Bestuzhev made a meeting of portraits of the companions; he was engaged in mechanics, did hours and rings; each of us carried a ring from iron of husband's shackles soon". Volkonskaya and her spouse also carried rings from kandalny iron with the gold substrate interfering oxidation of iron on skin. On Volkonskogo's signet his initials, on Maria Nikolaevna's decoration — the image of a cross were engraved. These rings in 2010 were redeemed from successors of the collector Nikiforov and are stored in Volkonsky' house museum in Irkutsk. What occurs in Russia and in the world? We explain on our YouTube channel. Subscribe!

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