Russian Two-Color Gold Pearl Bracelet by Mikhailov, circa 1870
Of crossover design applied with Old Russian strapwork motifs and openwork scrolls, this two-color gold bangle from St. Petersburg is set with river pearls, a turquoise and a diamond and suspends two gold beads on small link chains.
St. Petersburg, circa 1870, hallmarked with maker’s Cyrillic initials, 56 , the Russian gold standard for 14k and the crossed anchor and scepter for St. Petersburg.
Opening on a side hinge, interior opening measures 2 ¼ x 1 3/4 in. (5.7 x 4.4 cm.) diam. Applied top motif: 1 ½ in (3.8 cm.) wide.
Creation Date: Circa 1870
Materials: Diamond, freshwater pearl, Turquoise, 14K gold
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use
Dealer Location: New York, NY
Reference Number: B081