26 juin 2010

Pair of Imperial Porcelain Vases Highlight Sotheby's Treasures Sale

A pair of Magnificent Pair of Imperial Porcelain Vases, Period of Nicholas I (1825-1855), St Petersburg. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that a pair of Magnificent Pair of Imperial Porcelain Vases, Period of Nicholas I (1825-1855), St Petersburg, will headline Sotheby’s Treasures: Aristocratic Heirlooms Sale in London on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. The auction – the first ever sale of its type at Sotheby’s – will bring together some 21 lots, the intrinsic quality and importance of which will be matched by the... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2009

A Russian Porcelain Plate from the Imperial Order of St. Vladimir Service, Gardner, 1783-1785

A Russian Porcelain Plate from the Imperial Order of St. Vladimir Service, Gardner, 1783-1785 painted with the badge, sash and star of the Order. with blue factory mark. diameter 23.3 cm. Est 9,000—12,000 USD. NOTE: The Service for the Imperial Order of St. Vladimir is one of four porcelain dessert services commissioned by Empress Catherine the Great to be used during formal dinners held annually to honor knights of the highest Russian orders of chivalry. Her Majesty's Cabinet ordered services for three of the four orders –... [Lire la suite]