A memento mori gunmetal and gold shield pendant, 1894

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A memento mori gunmetal and gold shield pendant, 1894 decorated with the crowned monogram of Emperor Alexander III (1845-1894) in rose gold, the shield pendant inscribed in Russian with the date and time of the Emperors death, 20 October 1894, 2h15m height incl. loop 3.1cm, 1 3/16 in. CATALOGUE NOTE For a comparable Fabergé memento mori shield pendant and egg pendant, please see Sothebys London, 2 December 2020, lot 2: https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/russia n-works-of-art-faberge-and-icons/two-imperial-faberge- gold-and-gunmetal-pendants