01 décembre 2009

Sotheby's London Sale Of Rediscovered Fabergé Totals $11.6 Million

Fabergé Jewelled and Two-Color Gold-Mounted Silver Cigarette Case. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- From a busy saleroom opened to capacity, with two banks of 60 telephone lines reserved to execute bids on behalf of potential buyers, clients enthusiastically competed to acquire a piece of Russian Imperial history in Sotheby’s Sale of ‘Romanov Heirlooms: The Lost Inheritance of the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna’. The auction, which saw every lot contested by several bidders, exceeded all pre-sale expectations (estimate:... [Lire la suite]