Russian Art

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 03.06.2019

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Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939)

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939) Still life with lilac signed with monogram and dated '1928' (lower left), further signed with monogram (on the envelope) and inscribed in Russian '13–14. 27/IX Kokt.[ebel]' (lower right, inverted) oil on canvas 31 3/8 x 25 ¾ in. (80 x 65.4 cm.) Provenance A gift from

Lot #: 84

Estimate: £1,000,000 - £1,500,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898)

Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) Siverskaya signed in Cyrillic, inscribed in Russian with title and dated 'I. Shishkin 1896' (lower left) oil on canvas laid on board 23 ¾ x 19 ¾ in. (60.2 x 50.1 cm.) Provenance Acquired by Dr Ernst Mayer (1886-1967) in Wiesbaden, Germany, before 1933. By descent to the

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957)

Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957) Portrait of Ava Alice Muriel Astor (1902-1956) signed and dated '38 P. Tchelitchew' (lower left) oil on canvas 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1938 Provenance Commissioned from the artist by the sitter in New York, circa 1938. By descent to the late owner

Lot #: 99

Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Ivan Pokhitonov (1850-1923)

Ivan Pokhitonov (1850-1923) Petite maison à Jupille près Liège signed 'I. Pokitonow.' (lower right) oil on panel 8 7/8 x 14 ¼ in. (22.5 x 36.1 cm.) Provenance Acquired by Auguste Collon (1869-1924) and his wife, Rachel Goron (1869-1951), Belgium. By descent to Olga Collon (1898-1989), Belgium. By

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Aleksandr Deineka (1899-1969)

Aleksandr Deineka (1899-1969) Still life with phlox signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Deineka/55.' (lower right); further signed in Cyrillic 'A. Deineka' and inscribed in Russian with dedication to Evgenia Livanova dated 24 January 1956 (on the reverse) oil on canvas 31 3/8 x 23 5/8 in. (79.8 x 60.2

Lot #: 87

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF A DANDELION

A JEWELLED GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE AND ROCK CRYSTAL STUDY OF A DANDELION BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900 In a tapering faceted cylindrical rock crystal vase, a finely textured gold stem with two nephrite leaves, terminating in a dandelion flowerhead, with rose-cut diamond-set stamens dispersed

Lot #: 214

Estimate: £120,000 - £160,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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AN IMPRESSIVE JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL DESK CLOCK

AN IMPRESSIVE JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL DESK CLOCK MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 9421 Of shaped oval form, enamelled in translucent lime green over a sunburst guilloché ground, with circular

Lot #: 239

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CASKET

A SILVER-GILT CLOISONNÉ AND EN PLEIN ENAMEL CASKET MARK OF FEODOR RÜCKERT, MOSCOW, 1908-1917 Rectangular on four bracket feet, with swing handles and hinged clasp at front, the hinged cover centring an en plein enamel plaque depicting a detail from A Boyar W edding F east after Konstantin Makovsky

Lot #: 263

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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AN IMPORTANT PARCEL-GILT, SILVER AND NIELLO SOUP TUREEN

AN IMPORTANT PARCEL-GILT, SILVER AND NIELLO SOUP TUREEN MARK OF SEMEN PETROV KUZOV, ASSAYMASTER ANDREI TITOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1795 Oval, on a pedestal foot and stepped square base with pierced border, the body applied with two lion-mask ring handles, one side nielloed with a lord and lady, the other

Lot #: 272

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN TUREEN AND COVER

A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN TUREEN AND COVER BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1927 After a design by V. Kornilov, circular, flanked by two handles shaped as ribbons, painted overall with figures of hunters with bows and arrows, the detachable cover with a finial modelled as a ribbon above a

Lot #: 385

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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A RARE GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL GOLD PILLBOX

A RARE GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL GOLD PILLBOX MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1903-1904, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 13829 Circular, the detachable cover and base guilloché enamelled in opalescent pink, painted en grisaille with a view of the statue of Peter the

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £70,000 - £90,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Dancers; Mural design; and Decorative borders all signed, one dated '1932' and with inscription 'Projet pour trois peintures murales/qui se trouvent dans l'immeuble situé au 7 rue Cognac-Jay Paris 7e' (on the reverse) pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper; one framed

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) A group of theatre designs: Four costume designs; Two set designs; and Two headdress designs two signed with Cyrillic initials 'S. Ch.' (lower right), one signed with initials 'S. T.' (lower right) four pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper (two

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Furniture designs, including technical drawings for two dressing tables and a decorative screen; Sundial; and A design for Vogue four signed and one dated '1928'; three with inscription in Russian and Latin 'Reproduit dans:/Soviet decorative art ('76), Moscou 1978' (on

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)

Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936) Faces in profile with a floral motif signed 'S. Tchekhonine' (lower right) pencil and ink on paper laid on paper; one framed 9 ¾ x 5 in. (24.9 x 12.5 cm.) (16)together with fifteen jewellery designs Provenance Acquired directly from Pierre Ino (1909-1989), stepson of the

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Costume designs for 'Petrouchka': The Police Commissioner; and Two soldiers the first signed and dated 'Alexandre/Benois/1956' (lower right), inscribed with title in Cyrillic and Latin and further inscribed with production details (overall) and numbered 'N.50.' (upper

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Orléans; and Set design for 'Diane de Poitiers' the first inscribed with title and dated '6 V.1939.' (lower left); with inscription 'Alexandre Benois/Orléans' (on the reverse); the second signed and inscribed with title 'Alexandre Benois' (lower centre), dated '23 XII 56

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Mstislav Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)

Mstislav Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957) Costume design for 'War and Peace': French Cuirassier signed 'MDoboujinsky' (lower right) and inscribed with production details (upper right), with inscriptions 'Cadeau de mon cher ami Dobujinksy avant son depart pour Londres 30.IX 56' (along the lower edge) and

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Venice at dusk; and The garden at Oranienbaum, St Petersburg the first dated 'VII/1928.' (lower right); signed and numbered 'Alexandre Benois/N 7' (on the reverse); the second signed 'Alexandre Benois.' (lower left); further signed and inscribed 'Le Parterre de la “Salle

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Alexandre Benois (1870-1960)

Alexandre Benois (1870-1960) Prince Wladimir Argutinsky-Dolgoroukoff (1874-1941) at the Abbey of St Margaret, France indistinctly inscribed and dated 'Le Prince/Argoutinsky/dans l’enclos/des vignes de/L'abbaye S. Marguerite/…/26.VIII 1933' (lower right), with colour notes overall; with inscription

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)

Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920) Tea drinking signed in Cyrillic 'V. Makovskii' (lower right); with inscription from 'Ancienne collection Beliz-Paris' (on the backboard) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper laid on card 11 3/8 x 8 7/8 in. (28.6 x 22.2 cm.) Provenance Semen Belits

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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After Mstislav Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957)

After Mstislav Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957) New York Rooftops; and Vitebsk. Circus from the series 'Russkaia provintsiia [Russian Province]' the first signed with monogram in the plate (lower right), further signed, inscribed and dated 'M. Dobujinsky 1944 N. York.' (lower left) and numbered '5/20' (lower

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974)

Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974) The Alexander Column, Palace Square, St Petersburg inscribed in Russian and numbered 'N 62/1/2 str.' (upper right) ink on paper 9 ¼ x 7 ½ in. (24.5 x 18.9 cm.) Provenance Collection Alexandre Djanchieff. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974)

Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974) Cockroaches signed with Cyrillic initials 'Iu. A.' (lower right) ink on paper 10 ¼ x 8 7/8 in. (25.8 x 22.4 cm.) Provenance Collection Alexandre Djanchieff. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938)

Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938) Portrait of Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939) with artist’s chop mark (lower left); further stamped 'Atelier Iacovleff' (on the reverse of the mount); with inscription 'Yakovleff/Alexandre-Eugenevitch/1887-1938/Etude pour le portrait de Boris/Grigoriev reproduit dans

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947)

Dmitry Stelletsky (1875-1947) The fight; and Gusli player the first signed, inscribed and dated 'Stellet/Cannes 1918.' (lower right); with inscription 'Stelletsky - Dmitri Simionovitch/1875-1947/Vente Serge Lifar No. 99/du 20.6.1974 à Paris.' (on the reverse); the second signed with Cyrillic

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Georgii Narbut (1886-1920)

Georgii Narbut (1886-1920) Icebergs signed with Cyrillic initials and dated 'G. N. 1904.' (lower right); with inscription 'Georges Ivanovitch Narbout/1886-1920/Ancienne Collection/Serge Ernst' (on the reverse of the card) ink and watercolour on paper laid on card 5 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (14.2 x 17.4 cm

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939)

Boris Grigoriev (1886-1939) Matchmaking: choosing a groom signed with Cyrillic initials and dated 'B. G. 911.' (lower right); with inscription 'Boris Grigorieff/Provenance Sotheby Londres' (on the reverse) pencil and ink on paper 11 5/8 x 13 ¾ in. (29.6 x 35 cm.) Executed in 1911 Provenance

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Sergei Sudeikin (1882-1946)

Sergei Sudeikin (1882-1946) Costume design for 'The Fairy Doll' ballet signed in Cyrillic and inscribed in Russian 'Sergei Sudeikin/Risiukin-Tiul' (lower centre) ink and wash on paper 11 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. (29.4 x 18.5 cm.) Provenance Collection Alexandre Djanchieff. By descent to the present owner

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 3 Jun 2019

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Vasilii Surikov (1848-1916)

Vasilii Surikov (1848-1916) The composer Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘V. Surikov/...3’ (lower right); with inscription ‘Le compositeur Anton Rubinstein/par Vassili Sourikov/Ancienne collection/Ter-Abramoff-Paris’ (on the reverse) ink on paper 7 7/8 x 4 ¾ in. (20.1 x

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 3 Jun 2019