Important Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019

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A GROUP OF EMBROIDERED TEXTILES, COLLARS AND A KOKOSHNIK

A GROUP OF EMBROIDERED TEXTILES, COLLARS AND A KOKOSHNIK RUSSIA, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising three beaded collars, one kokoshnik embroidered with metal thread, one embroidered stole, one decorative Easter runner embroidered with Easter eggs, and one collar decorated with coral The

Lot #: 378

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF TWELVE SILVER KNIFE RESTS, THREE BOXES, A NAPKIN RING AND A...

A GROUP OF TWELVE SILVER KNIFE RESTS, THREE BOXES, A NAPKIN RING AND A NIELLO TRAY VARIOUS MAKERS, RUSSIA, SECOND HALF 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY The reeded knife rests, decorated with two griffins on each side, marked W.A. Bolin , Moscow, 1908-1917 , with later Soviet marks; the trompe l'oeil oval

Lot #: 417

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF RUSSIAN MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHS

A GROUP OF RUSSIAN MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHS CIRCA 1900 Comprising 11 photographs depicting Russian officers, including officers of the Guard Horse Artillery regiment such as Colonel I.K. Baggovut The largest, 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high and smaller Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 380

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Filipp Maliavin (1869-1940)

Filipp Maliavin (1869-1940) Self-portrait; and Portrait of a lady both signed 'Ph Maliavine' (lower right) pencil and coloured pencil on paper 14 1/8 x 10 ½ in. (35.7 x 26.9 cm.) (2) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG

A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900 Ovoid, with the gilt cypher of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna beneath the Imperial crown, on a white ground, with a later fitted gilt double-headed eagle finial and three claw feet stand, apparently unmarked 4 ¼ in

Lot #: 295

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN BASKET

A PORCELAIN BASKET BY THE POPOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY Of shaped rectangular form, with a scrolling loop handle, the centre realistically painted with pears, plums, figs, grapes and foliage within a stylised gilt border, the rim with two cartouches centring strawberries

Lot #: 298

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TWO-HANDLED DISH

A SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TWO-HANDLED DISH MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 Circular, on a spreading foot, the centre of the well enamelled with a bird on red ground, within twelve lobes with varicoloured foliate motifs on a cream ground, all within a scrolling wirework flat rim on blue

Lot #: 310

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CUP

A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CUP MARKED O. KURLIUKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 Of tapering cylindrical form on a slightly spreading foot, enamelled throughout in blue, pink, yellow and green with shaded scrolling foliate motifs, with six lobes on blue and pink grounds, surrounded by scrolling

Lot #: 314

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CASKET

A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CASKET MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 Of rectangular form with hinged cover, with two swing handles, enamelled throughout with varicoloured scrolling foliate design and geometric motifs on blue ground, all within twisted wirework borders, marked under base

Lot #: 315

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-MOUNTED CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BIRD'S EYE MAPLE BOX

A SILVER-MOUNTED CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BIRD'S EYE MAPLE BOX MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, PROBABLY CYRILLIC 'PO' FOR PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 Of rectangular form with hinged cover, the corners and central piece applied with varicoloured enamel scrolling foliate motifs within blue beaded

Lot #: 319

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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TWO SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICONS

TWO SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL ICONS THE ICON OF ST OLGA, MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'IK', MOSCOW, 1908-1917; THE ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD, MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'MP', RUSSIA, 19TH CENTURY The icon of St Olga, the mother-of-pearl oval centre painted realistically as St Olga, surrounded by enamelled

Lot #: 327

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASE

A JEWELLED PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASE MARK OF MIKHAIL ISAKOV, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890 Rectangular, reeded overall, the hinged cover applied with a diamond-set Imperial double-headed eagle at one corner, with a cabochon sapphire thumb-piece, marked inside cover and base 3 7/8 in. (10 cm

Lot #: 268

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A MARBLE CAMEO AND TWO METAL PLAQUES

A MARBLE CAMEO AND TWO METAL PLAQUES THE CAMEO, RUSSIA, 19TH CENTURY; THE PLAQUES, AFTER COUNT FEODOR TOLSTOY, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY The cameo, carved in marble with a portrait of a man dressed in the 18th century style, in a gilt plaster frame, apparently unmarked; the plaques, both

Lot #: 364

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT KOVSH

A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT KOVSH MARK OF MARIA SEMENOVA, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 Of traditional form, with a raised prow and a hook handle, enamelled throughout with shaded varicoloured scrolling foliate motifs over a stippled ground, within twisted ropework borders, the handle with a blue beaded rim

Lot #: 404

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Costume design for 'Le bourgeois gentilhomme': Le Grec signed and dated 'Alexandre/Benois/1932.' (lower left), inscribed with production details (upper left and right); numbered '49' (on the reverse) ink, colour pencil and watercolour, heightened with gold and silver, on

Lot #: 84

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PART TEA SERVICE

A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PART TEA SERVICE MARK OF THE ELEVENTH SILVER ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 Comprising a sugar-bowl with swing handle, a milk jug, and sugar tongs, all cloisonné enamelled with scrolling foliage on gilt stippled ground, marked under bases; together with a cloisonné

Lot #: 264

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN GROUP OF ANIMALS DEPICTING 'THE QUARTET'

A PORCELAIN GROUP OF ANIMALS DEPICTING 'THE QUARTET' BY THE LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, CIRCA 1960S All humoristically modelled and painted after a fable by Ivan Krylov (1769-1844) 'The Quartet', the figures depicting a bear playing the bass, a donkey and a goat playing the cello and a

Lot #: 277

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN VASE

A PORCELAIN VASE PROBABLY BY THE POPOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY Of amphora form, the body gilt and painted with hunting and genre scenes on both sides, probably after Jacques-Francois Swebach, above a floral swag, within gilt ciselé borders, with scroll handles moulded with

Lot #: 297

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE AND A COVERED CUP

A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SALT THRONE AND A COVERED CUP THE SALT THRONE, MARK OF IVAN SALTYKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908; THE CUP, MARK OF GRIGORIY SBITNEV, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 The salt throne, of traditional form; the cup, of tapering cylindrical form on a spreading foot, with a detachable domed

Lot #: 320

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Catherine II voyageant dans ses états en 1787; Retraite de l'Armée Française de Moscou; and Two views of Paris one signed and all inscribed with title in plate engraving 21 ¾ x 31 ¾ in. (55.4 x 80.5 cm.); and smaller (4) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ivan Prianishnikov (1841-1909)

Ivan Prianishnikov (1841-1909) Troika ride signed and dated 'I Pranishnikoff. 1878.' (lower left) pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with white, on card 16 x 21 7/8 in. (40.8 x 55.6 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Sergei Solomko (1859-1928)

Sergei Solomko (1859-1928) Arrival of the boyar signed in Cyrillic 'S Solomko.' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache on board 9 1/8 x 13 ¾ in. (23.3 x 35 cm.) (4)together with three works on paper of horseriders by Paul Mak (1891-1967) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Paul Mak (1891-1967)

Paul Mak (1891-1967) The lovers signed and dated 'MAK. 1955.' (lower right) pencil, watercolour and gouache, heightened with gold, on paper 12 7/8 x 9 in. (32.7 x 22.9 cm.) (2) Provenance Acquired by the present owner in New York circa 2012

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Costume design for 'Giselle': Vaslav Nijinsky as Comte Albrecht signed 'Alexandre Benois' (lower right), inscribed with production details and dated '1910' (upper left and right); further signed, inscribed with production details and numbered 'N77/Alexandre Benois' (on

Lot #: 86

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964)

Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964) Still life with snowdrops for 'Voyage en Turquie' signed with Cyrillic initials 'M. L.' (lower right) and dated '1907' (lower left) pochoir in colours on paper laid down on card 12 7/8 x 10 in. (32.5 x 25.4 cm.) Provenance with Galleria d'arte Niccoli, Parma (label and

Lot #: 88

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A JEWELLED GOLD BROOCH

A JEWELLED GOLD BROOCH BY FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD SCHRAMM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1890 Circular, of knot design, the central roundel set with rose-cut diamonds and three rubies, forming a three-leaf clover, the border decorated with a rose-cut diamond ring, marked on pin and

Lot #: 229

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GOLD RAILWAY JETON

A GOLD RAILWAY JETON MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'AK', MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890 Of shaped oval form, one side centring the coat of arms of Kiev, inscribed in Russian and dated 'Kursk-Kiev Railway / 1866 / 1868', the reverse with the coat of arms of Kursk, inscribed in Russian 'Arkadiy Gavrilovich Larionov

Lot #: 248

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ CIGAR CASE

A LACQUERED PAPIER-MACHÉ CIGAR CASE BY THE LUKUTIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1841 Of rectangular form, with a hinged top and a vesta compartment fitted with strike, one side with a reserve painted with a half-length portrait of a lady in a white dress, the reverse painted with a parrot eating berries

Lot #: 266

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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THREE PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASES

THREE PARCEL-GILT SILVER CIGARETTE CASES VARIOUS MAKERS, MOSCOW AND ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917 One, repoussé with a child on the back of a flying eagle, mark of Ivan Krulikov, Moscow; the other, with an owl attacking a pigeon, mark of Alexander Karpov, St Petersburg; the other, of a deer in a

Lot #: 267

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A WOMAN WITH A BASKET OF BERRIES

A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A WOMAN WITH A BASKET OF BERRIES BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Realistically modelled and painted, carrying a basket of berries in her right hand, wearing a blue sarafan and a floral white apron, marked under base with blue underglaze

Lot #: 271

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019