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Daughters of Nikita's Fate (Nikitas Shiksalshtekhter)

Jewelry, 1916

Description of the artwork «Daughters of Nikita's Fate (Nikitas Shiksalshtekhter)»

(Nikitas Šiksalštěter)

1916, Blackened Cast Iron Medallion (military issue), 82.6 mm, 88.0 gr.

Obverse: Three daughters of King Nicholas of Montenegro, depicted as evil symbols of the countries they adopted in marriage. Milica, wife of Grand Duke Peter of Russia, carrying a lit torch; Stria, wife of Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia, carrying a skull; and Elena, Queen of Italy, carrying a snake. None of them will win any beauty pageant.

Reverse: Three tangled cobras over a bloody sword. "Defeat in the Black Mountains (Montenegro), World War 1916",
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About the artwork

Art form: Jewelry

Date of creation: 1916

Location: Viktor Zhgulev