Important Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 25.11.2019

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A SILVER TRAY

A SILVER TRAY MARK OF ADOLF SPER, ST PETERSBURG, 1851 Of shaped rectangular form with lobed corners, the reeded rims with two coats of arms, the handles realistically cast as blossom and flowers, marked under base and on handles 32 ½ in. (82.5 cm.) wide 182.40 oz. (5,674 gr

Lot #: 421

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER WINE COOLER

A SILVER WINE COOLER UNRECORDED MAKER'S MARK 'S:G', MOSCOW, 1789 Of cylindrical form, with two fluted handles and a ribbon-tied reeded rim, one side engraved with the coat of arms of the von Baggehufwudt (Baggovut) family, and the other side engraved with the crowned initials 'O v. B', possibly for

Lot #: 422

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION KOVSH

A SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION KOVSH PROBABLY MOSCOW, CIRCA 1700 Of traditional form with raised prow and handle, the bowl repoussé with a circular reserve centring an Imperial double-headed eagle with the orb and sceptre, the interior sides and handle cast with scrolling foliage, the exterior sides

Lot #: 423

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

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 PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD MARK OF GRIGORII PLOTOV, MOSCOW, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY Of cylindrical form on three claw-and-ball feet, with a hinged cover and a ball thumb-piece, the cover applied with St George spearing a dragon, with a gilt interior, marked on rim and under base 4 3/8 in. (11.4

Lot #: 425

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A LARGE PARCEL-GILT SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION KOVSH

A LARGE PARCEL-GILT SILVER IMPERIAL PRESENTATION KOVSH MARK OF CHRISTOPHER FRIEDRICH WEGENER, ST PETERSBURG, 1774 Of traditional form with raised prow and handle, the bowl repoussé with a circular reserve centring an Imperial double-headed eagle with the orb and sceptre, the exterior sides engraved

Lot #: 426

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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TWO CAMEO GLASS VASES

TWO CAMEO GLASS VASES BY THE GUS CRYSTAL WORKS, MOSCOW, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY Each of gourd shape, one vase cut with lilies and foliage in shades of purple against a light pink and lilac ground, the other vase cut with daturas and branches in similar colours, both signed in cameo in

Lot #: 427

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A CUT GLASS VASE

A CUT GLASS VASE BY THE IMPERIAL GLASS FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1916 Ovoid, the colourless body cut throughout with stylized chestnut branches, marked under base 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high

Lot #: 428

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN VASE

A PORCELAIN VASE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1901 Of cylindrical form, painted with a seascape depicting a coastal path and Cypress trees, marked under base with green underglaze factory mark, also signed with Cyrillic initials 'A.L.' for Andrey Lapshin

Lot #: 429

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A BEAR

A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A BEAR BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1910 After the model by August Timus, humoristically modelled as a seated bear, supporting head on his hand, apparently unmarked, impressed with Cyrillic initials 'K.Z' possibly for the modeller Konstantin

Lot #: 430

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A RARE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE

A RARE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1908, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, CIRCA 1928 After the design by Maria Lebedeva, the centre painted with five Red Army soldiers holding rifles in an industrial landscape

Lot #: 431

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE

A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1921 After the design by Rudolf Vilde, the centre painted with a cornucopia with books, a hammer and a sickle, and an inkwell, inscribed in Russian

Lot #: 432

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER

A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, CIRCA 1925 After the design by Alexandra Shchekotikhina-Pototskaya, the cup painted with three brightly coloured figures in traditional Russian costumes and a sun face, amongst geometric motifs with gilt highlights, the

Lot #: 434

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A LARGE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN VASE

A LARGE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN VASE BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1938 After the design by Lyudmila Protopopova, of slightly tapering cylindrical form, with everted neck, one side depicting four polar explorers Ivan Papanin, Evgenii Fedorov, Ernst Krenkel, and Petr Shyrshov with

Lot #: 436

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET SUPREMATIST PORCELAIN VASE

A SOVIET SUPREMATIST PORCELAIN VASE BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, CIRCA 1935-1936 After the design by Nikolai Suetin, of bulbous form, painted with red rectangles within dark blue borders, and blue circles at intervals, apparently unmarked, inscribed with numeral '24' under base 5 ¾ in

Lot #: 437

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER FROM THE AGROGRAD SERVICE

A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER FROM THE AGROGRAD SERVICE BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, CIRCA 1931 After the design by Nikolai Suetin, the body of the cup painted with a band of orange above a black rim, the saucer with a row of four white tractors on black ground, surmounted by an

Lot #: 438

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE 'CONTRAST'

A SOVIET PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE 'CONTRAST' BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, CIRCA 1934 After the design by Nikolai Suetin, comprising a teapot, milk jug and sugar bowl, each with detachable covers, and two cups and saucers, each painted with a block colour design in black and pale grey, all

Lot #: 439

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF PISCES

A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF PISCES BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1924 After the model by Vasilii Kuznetsov, realistically modelled and painted as a young boy with a fishing rod over his shoulder and a large green and red sturgeon in his right hand, marked under base with a blue and green

Lot #: 440

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF ZAREMA

A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF ZAREMA BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1930 After the model by Natalia Danko, realistically modelled and painted as a woman, wearing a traditional Oriental costume, carrying a dagger, marked under base with blue overglaze hammer, sickle and cog, and the date '1930

Lot #: 441

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN CHESS SET 'THE REDS AND THE WHITES'

A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN CHESS SET 'THE REDS AND THE WHITES' BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1933-1934 After the design by Natalia Danko, on the White side, the King is designed as Death, the Queen as Fortuna with a cornucopia, the Bishops as White Army officers, the Knights as armoured

Lot #: 442

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN GROUP 'RADIO FOR THE VILLAGE'

A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN GROUP 'RADIO FOR THE VILLAGE' BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1927 After the model by Naum Kongiser, realistically modelled and painted as an old man sitting on a tree trunk listening to the radio on headphones with a boy in a pioneer neckerchief standing by and

Lot #: 443

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER

A SOVIET PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1920 After a design by Ekaterina Yakimovskaya, the cup painted with a cartouche with dragonflies in a field, surrounded by a meadow with protruding

Lot #: 444

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATTER

A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATTER BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1921 Of oval form, depicting four women on a swing and a Red Army soldier sitting on a mound and playing the accordion within rolling landscape, all within

Lot #: 445

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE 'THE AMOROUS COUPLE'

A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE 'THE AMOROUS COUPLE' BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, 1888, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1923 After the design by Stella Vengerovskaya, circular with scalloped edge, depicting a man and a woman in traditional Ukrainian

Lot #: 446

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019

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A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE 'THE SONG'

A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE 'THE SONG' BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1901, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1923 After the design by Stella Vengerovskaya, circular with scalloped edge, depicting a bandura player, a seated man and a woman in

Lot #: 447

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 25 Nov 2019