10 juillet 2011

"Fabergé Revealed" @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912. Egg: lapis lazuli, gold, diamonds. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt. Photo: Katherine Wetzel © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. RICHMOND, VA .- The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents an exhibition of the exhibition of the largest collection of Fabergé in the United States. The exhibition, Fabergé Revealed, includes more than 500 objects and is on view from July 9 through October 2. The Russian jeweler Karl Fabergé crafted objects for the Russian imperial... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2011

Sujet en argent représentant un dogue assis au naturel. Russie 1908

Sujet en argent représentant un dogue assis au naturel. Russie 1908. photo Delorme & Collin du Bocage les yeux sertis de cabochons de pierres rouges, le collier orné de 3 diamants facettés. 17. Poids brut: 224 g. Estimation : 5 000 - 7 000 € Delorme & Collin du Bocage. Mercredi 03 août à 19h15. HOTEL MAJESTIC BARRIÈRE 10 La Croisette, 06407 Cannes - Salon Croisette et le Salon Dinard. EMail : info@parisencheres.com - Tél. : 01 58 18 39 05
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08 juillet 2011

Wilhelm Franzel, 1859. Buste en ivoire représentant le Tsar Nicolas Ier

Wilhelm Franzel, 1859. Buste en ivoire représentant le Tsar Nicolas Ier. photo Delorme & Collin du Bocage Signé et daté MDCCCLIX Haut.: 41 cm - Estimation : 300 000 - 350 000 € Wilhelm FRANZEL sculpteur né à Vienne en 1826. Ses principaux bustes sur ivoire sont au Kunsthistorisches Museum de Vienne dont le célèbre buste de François Joseph II, le buste de Metternich, celui du maréchal Radetsky et le nôtre cité dans le Benezit. Le Tsar Nicolas Ier est né en 1796 au palais de Tsarkoïe Selo à... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2011

Art Russe, St Petersbourg et Moscou @ ADJUG'ART

Rare plaque en porcelaine peinte de la Manufacture Impériale de St Petersbourg,sous le règne de Nicolas 1er (1825-1855). Photo ADJUG'ART à décor dune scène dintérieur représentant une servante et sa maîtresse, signée en bas à gauche CEMENOV 1843, annotée au dos (con fidence) et marque de la Manufacture Impériale - 34 x 25,5 cm. Estimation : 12 000/15 000€ Rare pommeau de canne en jade orné d'une médaille en argent et argent doré. Russie, St Petersbourg, circa 1900. Photo ADJUG'ART décorée en émail translucide du... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2011

Created by senior Fabergé workmaster August Holmström circa 1900, the flexible bracelet is composed of twelve diamond-set sectio

Created by senior Fabergé workmaster August Holmström circa 1900, the flexible bracelet is composed of twelve diamond-set sections, mounted with brilliant-cut diamonds. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A stunning diamond Fabergé bracelet is one of the highlights of the Russian Sale, taking place at Bonhams on 8th June at New Bond Street. The bracelet is estimated to sell for £70,000 – 100,000. Created by senior Fabergé workmaster August Holmström circa 1900, the flexible bracelet is composed of twelve diamond-set sections, mounted with... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2010

Imperial Russian Table from the Winter Palace Sells for £916,000 @ Bonhams

Winter Palace Table est £150,000 - £200,000. Sold for: £916,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW BOND STREET.- A striking, circular table originally placed in the Golden Drawing Room in the Winter Palace, the main residence of the Russian Imperial family in St. Petersburg, has sold for £916,000 in the Russian Sale at Bonhams New Bond Street on December 1st. Reflecting the legendary opulence of the Russian Empire, the table encompassed an intricate design and range of materials, from coral to onyx and turquoise. Exceeding the pre-sale... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2010

Unprecedented Discovery of Imperial Correspondence to Go on Sale at the Hotel des Ventes in Geneva

The collection of 45 lots has a total value of US $ 70’000-100’000 GENEVA.- Geneva based auctioneers Hôtel des Ventes will be selling a highly important and unique collection of extensive correspondence, photographs and drawings exchanged between H.I.H Grand Duke George Alexandrovich, H.I.H Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, H.I.H Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich and H.I.H Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna and their private tutor Mr Ferdinand Thormeyer of Switzerland. The collection of 45 lots has a total value of US $... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2010

One of Only 19 Fabergé Snuff-Boxes with Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II Offered by Christie's

The snuff-box was presented to the Turkish diplomat, Turkhan Pasha (1846-1927), in December 1913. Estimate: £400,000-600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s upcoming Russian Works of Art sale on 29 November 2010 will be led by an important jewelled vari-coloured gold and guilloché enamelled Imperial presentation snuff-box, marked Fabergé, with the workmaster’s mark of Henrik Wigström. It was presented to the Turkish diplomat, Turkhan Pasha (1846-1927), in December 1913 on behalf of Emperor Nicholas II... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890

A Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Bloodstone Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. photo courtesy Sotheby's the curved bloodstone handle carved with scrolling flowers, foliage, and rocaille, the end set with a single diamond, the collar set with a band of circular-cut diamonds; length 2 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD marked with workmaster's initials and 56 standard PROVENANCE: Christie's, October 5, 1983, lot 441, illustrated p. 151. Sotheby's. Important Russian... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010

Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Emerald, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, circa 1910

Fabergé Diamond-Set Carved Emerald, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Henrik Wigström, St. Petersburg, circa 1910. photo courtesy Sotheby's the carved and polished emerald with a collar of pale peach transparent enamel over a finely ridged guilloché ground mounted en cage within repeating arrows, the upper and middle bands set with diamonds, the lower band with two-color gold laurel leaves; height 2 1/2 in. (excluding screw) - Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD marked with workmaster's initials... [Lire la suite]