Sotheby’s London – Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and IconsNovember 10th, 2011 by admin
The forthcoming Russian Works of sale in London will take place on November 30th.
Highlights will include a Fabergé jewelled gold, enamel and agate box executed in 18th century Parisian taste, property from a private Far Eastern collector estimated at £40-60,000.
It will also include a charming Fabergé silver-mounted clay brick match holder at £20-30,000.
Amongst porcelain, enamelled and silver objects, we will also be offering a wide choice of bronzes including portraits of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna.
The Orthodox world will be represented by highly decorative icons made of silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel as well as earlier Russian icons dated to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.