|1896 "Cup of Sorrows" # 2|
|A coronation commemorative Russian Imperial enamelled
cup, made to celebrate the coronation of Nicholas II and
Alexandra Feodorovna. The initials are the royal couple's
cyphers, and on the opposite side is an imperial double
eagle. Often referred to as the "Cup of Sorrows" or blood
cup. The nickname comes form the unfortunate incident
in the Khodinka Field.
This commemorative cup was issued in 1896.
Condition: some enamel loss, mainly to the rim.
Size: 4 1/4"x 3 3/4" (105 mm x 95 mm).
This rare antique enamel cup is 116 years old.
Do not miss a rare opportunity to own a piece
of Russian Imperial history !
Item: # 1300