Nikolaevsky Cavalry School Jetton

Jetton

Date:

1866

Materials:

Silver, Gold and Silver gilt

Dimensions:

H 4.25 in x W 1 in

Accession Number:

99.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Bukovsky, Alexis P.

Description

Jetton of the Nikolaevsky Cavalry School (Николаевское кавалерийское училище). Gold imperial double eagle, on its breast is silver star of the Order of St. Andrew. On reverse is engraved inscription: Н. Буковскiй | 1866. Eagle is attached to wide chain, six links wide, forming three braided strands; alternating sections of silver and silver gilt links. Ornate silver trefoil on both ends of chain.

History Note

Belonged to Nartsiss Nartsissovich Bukovskii (1847-?), graduate of the Nikolaevsky Cavalry School and director of the school's Lermontov museum.