Important Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019

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TWO GILT BRONZE MODELS OF BEARS

TWO GILT BRONZE MODELS OF BEARS AFTER THE MODELS BY NIKOLAI LIEBERICH, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY Both modelled realistically as bears lying down, resting their heads on their paws, apparently unmarked One bear, 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide and smaller Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 340

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A BRONZE MODEL OF A COURTING COUPLE

A BRONZE MODEL OF A COURTING COUPLE CAST BY WOERFFEL, AFTER THE MODEL BY VASILII GRACHEV, CIRCA 1877 On a naturalistic rectangular base, modelled as a Cossack lying beside a seated woman with her hand on his back, signed on base in Cyrillic 'Mod.[elled] [by] Grachev', with Finance Ministry stamp

Lot #: 344

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-MOUNTED GLASS TAZZA

A SILVER-MOUNTED GLASS TAZZA MARKED K. FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1895 The baluster-shaped stand on a spreading fluted circular foot, repoussé and chased with acanthus band, the body decorated with ribbon-tied laurel swags beneath an acanthus rim, supporting a later matt glass bowl

Lot #: 350

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN SOUP PLATE AND SEVEN DINNER PLATES FROM THE SERVICE OF GRAND...

A PORCELAIN SOUP PLATE AND SEVEN DINNER PLATES FROM THE SERVICE OF GRAND DUKE ALEXANDER ALEXANDROVICH BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIODS OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881) AND ALEXANDER III (1881-1894) The white bodies decorated with gilt and red trellis and scrollwork borders

Lot #: 368

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF PORCELAIN TABLEWARE FROM THE GATCHINA PALACE SERVICE

A GROUP OF PORCELAIN TABLEWARE FROM THE GATCHINA PALACE SERVICE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1909-1914 Comprising a dinner plate, a cup and saucer, two side dishes and two preserve dishes, all marked under bases with green underglaze factory marks, the cup

Lot #: 369

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A ROCK CRYSTAL HAND SEAL

A ROCK CRYSTAL HAND SEAL BY KARL WOERFFEL, ST PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY Carved in rock crystal, as Atlas carrying the world, the matrix vacant, unmarked ; in a silk and velvet-lined leather box stamped in Russian 'K.F. Woerffel' beneath the Imperial Warrant 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high Provenance

Lot #: 377

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF RUSSIAN SHOULDER BOARDS

A GROUP OF RUSSIAN SHOULDER BOARDS Comprising a staff captain shoulder board, a Lieutenant Colonel shoulder board and a pair of captain shoulder boards; together with a St George medal fourth class no. 39779, and other items The largest shoulder board, 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) and smaller Provenance

Lot #: 382

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A BRONZE MODEL OF A CANON

A BRONZE MODEL OF A CANON RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY On an oval naturalistic base, realistically cast as a detachable canon with a soldier seated behind it, with detachable tools, apparently unmarked 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) wide Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 384

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A BRONZE BUST OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS I

A BRONZE BUST OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS I RUSSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY Realistically cast as Emperor Nicholas I, with a brass plaque inscribed in French 'Nicholas I / Emperor of Russia', apparently unmarked; on a rectangular marble plinth 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, including plinth Provenance Nina Zouboff

Lot #: 387

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A BRONZE MODEL OF HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH

A BRONZE MODEL OF HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH CAST BY WOERFFEL, AFTER THE MODEL BY VASILII GRACHEV, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY On an oblong naturalistic base, realistically cast as a man riding in a horse-drawn sleigh, signed on base in Cyrillic 'Mod.[elled] [by] Grachev and with foundry mark 'Fabr. C.F

Lot #: 390

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT CIGARETTE CASES AND A MATCH BOX

A GROUP OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT CIGARETTE CASES AND A MATCH BOX VARIOUS MAKERS, MOSCOW, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY One, enamelled with scrolling foliate design and geometric motifs in blue, white and red, mark of Sergei Nazarov, Moscow, 1888 ; the match box, enamelled throughout with

Lot #: 401

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT TABLE ARTICLES

A GROUP OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL SILVER-GILT TABLE ARTICLES VARIOUS MAKERS, RUSSIA, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising a beaker, maker's mark Cyrillic 'DN', Moscow, 1899-1908; a salt, on three ball feet, maker's mark Cyrillic 'SMSh', Moscow, 1899-1908; a serving spoon, maker's mark indistinct

Lot #: 406

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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TWO SILVER BEAKERS AND NINE PARCEL-GILT SILVER CHARKI

TWO SILVER BEAKERS AND NINE PARCEL-GILT SILVER CHARKI VARIOUS MAKERS, RUSSIA, 18TH CENTURY The beakers, of cylindrical form, with repoussé and chased decoration depicting animals, figures and scrolling rocailles , the charki, each with various repoussé and chased decorations, all but one marked

Lot #: 424

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A MINIATURE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A DOG

A MINIATURE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A DOG BY THE POPOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, MID-19TH CENTURY Realistically modelled and painted as a figure of a seated King Charles spaniel on a shaped naturalistic base, marked under base with blue underglaze factory mark and red overglaze numeral '58' 2 ¼ in

Lot #: 278

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED VASE, AND A CUP AND SAUCER

A PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED VASE, AND A CUP AND SAUCER THE VASE, BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1815; THE CUP AND SAUCER, BY THE MEISSEN FACTORY, GERMANY, MID-19TH CENTURY The two-handled vase, cylindrical, with two scroll handles shaped as cornucopia, centring a cameo portrait

Lot #: 291

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN PLATTER

A PORCELAIN PLATTER BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, 1883 Circular, centring Leda and the swan within a meander border, surrounded by blue scrolling foliate motifs and mythological figures, marked under base with a green underglaze factory mark and also

Lot #: 294

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH MAKER'S MARK CYRILLIC 'S.B', MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890 Of navette form with a raised prow and flat handle, on a circular spreading foot, enamelled throughout with stylised floral sprays on a white ground, the sides and the shaped flat handle similarly enamelled, all

Lot #: 307

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH

A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSH MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1890 Of navette form with a raised prow and flat handle, on circular spreading foot, the body enamelled overall with stylised cockerels and floral sprays on a green ground, the sides and the shaped flat handle similarly

Lot #: 308

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TABLE ARTICLES

A GROUP OF PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TABLE ARTICLES VARIOUS MAKERS, RUSSIA, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY Comprising a rectangular box with rounded corners, marked Khlebnikov with Imperial warrant, Moscow, 1883; a salt cellar with spoon, marked P. Ovchinnikov with Imperial warrant

Lot #: 311

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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TWO SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSHES

TWO SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL KOVSHES ONE, MARKED P. OVCHINNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917; THE OTHER, MARK OF THE 20TH SILVER ARTEL, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 Both kovshes, of traditional form, enamelled with varicoloured scrolling foliate motifs within wirework borders, both marked under

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A GUILLOCHÉ, CHAMPLEVÉ AND PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL SILVER-GILT PLATE

A GUILLOCHÉ, CHAMPLEVÉ AND PLIQUE-À-JOUR ENAMEL SILVER-GILT PLATE MARKED KHLEBNIKOV WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 Of circular form, with champlevé enamel stylised foliage within a green guilloché enamel border and a plique-à-jour enamel rim, all inside a chased edge, marked under base 7 ½

Lot #: 323

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Five floral studies; Three landscapes; Two studies of a priest; and Madonna and Child watercolour on paper; unframed 6 ¾ x 9 3/8 in. (17 x 23.6 cm.) (11)together with twelve postcards reproducing Grand Duchess Olga's compositions and a card from Varvara

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957) Flower study signed 'P. Tchelitchew' (lower right). pencil and coloured pencil on paper 10 7/8 x 8 ¼ in. (27.6 x 20.9 cm.) Provenance Contessa Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt (1885-1971), Rome (stamp on reverse). By descent to Camilla (d. 2007) and Earl McGrath (1931-2016

Lot #: 87

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN PLATTER FROM THE ROPSHA SERVICE

A PORCELAIN PLATTER FROM THE ROPSHA SERVICE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881) Circular, centring a gilt double-headed eagle, within gilt rims and a border of stylized gilt ciselé palmettes and lotus flowers on a blue ground, marked under base with

Lot #: 293

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Attributed to Bogdan Willewalde

Attributed to Bogdan Willewalde The Coronation of Tsar Nicholas I in St George's Hall, the Winter Palace, 1826 oil on canvas 17 ½ x 19 1/8 in. (44.5 x 48.6 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791)

Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791) Portrait of Peter the Great (1672-1725) pencil, charcoal and pastel on paper 20 ¼ x 15 in. (51.7 x 38.1 cm.) Provenance By descent to Marie-Lucie de Jankowitz of Jeszenicze (1778-1866), granddaughter of the artist. Collection de Falconet, Sculpteur; Hôtel Drouot

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Ten compositions depicting various subjects including Circassians and Cossacks; and Miss Platoff, daughter of Count Matvei Platoff (1753-1818) four signed and all inscribed with title in plate engraving 16 7/8 x 24 7/8 in. (42.6 x 60.8 cm.); and smaller (11) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) A mushroom study; Six floral studies; and Seven landscapes one signed and inscribed in Danish 'In memory of our lovely mushroom tours Olga' (lower edge) watercolour on paper; one on card; unframed 7 ¾ x 5 ½ in. (19.5 x 14 cm.); and smaller (14) Provenance The family of

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Five porcelain plates and a cup and saucer, all handpainted two plates, one saucer and one cup signed 'Olga', one plate dated '1924' porcelain 8 ¾ in. (21.3 cm.) high and smaller (11)together with four vases from the Royal Porcelain Factory, Denmark, three cups and a

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Four plates, three saucers and a coffee cup, all handpainted three plates signed 'Olga' and two dated '1939' and '1940' porcelain 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high and smaller (12)together with three vases and a coffee cup and saucer Provenance The family of the artist

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019