a shaped square ormolu mounted lapis-lazuli and marble commemorative plaque

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by Count F. Tolstoi

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With gilt-metal relief of a classical warrior with a sword in his right hand, his left arm on the shoulders of a maiden holding a shield with the arms of Berlin in her left hand, with the shield partly obscured by a kneeling soldier at her feet, inscribed in Russian Conceived and executed by Count Feodor Tolstoi 1824, The Liberation of Berlin 1813, on moire ground within circular white metal border, and in an octagonal ormolu acanthus bezel, set against a panel of lapis-lazuli inset at each angle with a rectangular piece of black marble, each applied with an ormolu rosette, with cadusa and scroll cresting, with suspension ring