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#7678 Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
SOLD 19th century Russian Calendar perpetual in malachite and gilded brass ornaments and interior.
In the left the Julian Calendar and on the right the Gregorian Calendar and in the middle the adjustable days of the week.
Russia used the Julian Calendar until 1918 when the Gregorian Calendar was adopted. The time difference in these days was 12 days (today it is 13 days).
Months and week-days in French, the language of the elite and intellectuals.
'V.S.' in the left kolom stands for 'vieille style' (old style) = Julian or Roman calendar.
'N.S.' in the right kolom stands for 'nouveau style' (new style) = the new Gregorian Calendar.
Pendule shaped case covered with malachite and gilded ornaments.
Interior completely gilded and original.
D x W x H = 13 x 26 x 35 cm
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Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
Russian Julian and Gregorian Calendarium Perpetuum (Calendrier Perpétuel, Calendar) in malachite.
 
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