made in St. Petersburg, circa 1890
A 14K yellow gold bangle bracelet with a twisted wire accent is centered with a row of four old mine cut diamonds and five cabochon cut turquoise, flanked by a pair of stylized gold flowers.
Two clasps on both sides of the turquoise and diamond bar are marked with 56 zolotnik Imperial gold standard with assay mark for St. Petersburg and maker’s initials.
Estimated total diamond weight 1.30 ct.
Weigth 23.49 grams
Inner circumference 17 cm (6 3/4 in.)
The bracelet comes in a leather retailer’s case of Morozov jewelry firm, jeweler for the Tsarist Court. The silk lining of the box is stamped in black with a double headed Imperial eagle (tsarist warrant) and inscription “Supplier of the Court I.V.Morozov St. Petersburg”.