Important Russian Art

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Datum der Auktion: 25.11.2019

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Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955)

Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) The Manicure. Portrait of Mademoiselle Girmond signed in Cyrillic and dated '1917./N. Feshin.' (lower right) oil on canvas 28 ¼ x 26 ½ in. (71.8 x 67.3 cm.) Provenance The family of the artist

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.000.000 £ - 3.000.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)

Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) The Call of the Sun signed with monogram and dated '1919' (lower left) oil and tempera on canvas 46 x 59 5/8 in. (116.9 x 151.5 cm.) Provenance Roerich Museum, New York (labels on the reverse), 1923-1935. Louis (1888-1979) and Nettie Horch (1897-1991), New York

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 1.500.000 £ - 2.000.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947)

Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) St Mercurius of Smolensk oil on panel 29 5/8 x 30 ½ in. (75.2 x 77.5 cm.) Painted in 1918 Provenance Dmitrii Rubinstein (1876-1937), St Petersburg, until at least 1931. Pedro Leitess, Mexico City. Dimitri Leitess, Geneva. By descent to the present owner

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200.000 £ - 300.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) Sunset over Ischia signed and dated 'Aïvazovsky/1873' (lower right) oil on canvas 28 5/8 x 37 in. (73 x 94.5 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 300.000 £ - 500.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE TABLE LIGHTER

A TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED NEPHRITE TABLE LIGHTER MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 4834 Of elongated ovoid form, with a reeded rose gold domed detachable cover to the lighter-well, surmounted by the wick holder cast as

Los #: 207

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A JEWELLED NEPHRITE MODEL OF A CROCODILE

A JEWELLED NEPHRITE MODEL OF A CROCODILE BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900 Carved realistically as a crocodile, with rose-cut diamond-set eyes, apparently unmarked; in a fitted Wartski case 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) long Provenance Purchased by Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928) from the St

Los #: 213

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898)

Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) Sukhostoi signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Shishkin - 97.' (lower right) oil on canvas 58 x 35 ¾ in. (146 x 90.9 cm.) Painted in 1897 Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 16 November 1994, lot 413. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 2012, lot 11

Los #: 52

Schätzpreis: 700.000 £ - 900.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ BELL-PUSH

A JEWELLED AVENTURINE QUARTZ BELL-PUSH BY FABERGÉ, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900 Carved as a stylised carp, cabochon moonstone eyes within rose-cut diamond-set rims, one designed as a push-piece, with an electrical cord, apparently unmarked; in the original fitted Fabergé wooden case 4 ¾ in. (12 cm

Los #: 216

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945)

Konstantin Gorbatov (1876-1945) Jerusalem signed and dated 'C. Gorbatoff./1935' (lower right); further signed, inscribed with title and dated 'C. Gorbatoff-/1935' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 31 3/8 x 43 ½ in. (79.5 x 110.4 cm.) Provenance Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner in New

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962)

Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) White peonies inscribed in Cyrillic 'Bel. georginy./(etiud) [White dahlias./(study)]' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 ½ x 28 ¾ in. (103 x 73 cm.) Provenance with Galleria del Levante, Milan (label on the stretcher), circa 1964. The collection of Giulia Devoto Falck

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 250.000 £ - 350.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900) Pushkin looking out to Ayu-Dag, Crimea signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aivazo.../18...' (lower left) oil on panel 9 3/8 x 12 ¾ in. (23.8 x 32.4 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 June 1995, lot 48. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A RARE SILVER-MOUNTED SYCAMORE AND NEPHRITE TABLE

A RARE SILVER-MOUNTED SYCAMORE AND NEPHRITE TABLE MARKED FABERGÉ WITH IMPERIAL WARRANT, WITH THE MARK OF THE FIRST SILVER ARTEL, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 20458 Circular, on four fluted legs, with silver reeded feet and acanthus-chased upper mounts, the stretcher with a

Los #: 239

Schätzpreis: 80.000 £ - 120.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED SILVER DESK CLOCK

A JEWELLED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED SILVER DESK CLOCK MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 18419 Of rectangular form, enamelled in translucent white over a moiré guilloché ground, painted en grisaille

Los #: 225

Schätzpreis: 150.000 £ - 250.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974)

Yuri Annenkov (1889-1974) Jeune femme à sa toilette signed 'G. Annenkoff.' (lower left) pastel and gouache on card 30 1/8 x 22 ¾ in. (76.5 x 57.7 cm.) Provenance Acquired from the artist by Georges Crété (1887-1983), a Knight of the Legion of Honour and a son-in-law of the French president Paul

Los #: 74

Schätzpreis: 70.000 £ - 90.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN VASE

A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN VASE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I, CIRCA 1850 Of campana form, the body finely painted with grapevines and nasturtium flowers suspended from blue ribbons, after Ernst-Gotthilf Bosse, signed in Cyrillic 'O

Los #: 286

Schätzpreis: 600.000 £ - 800.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A BRONZE MODEL OF SVYATOSLAV, GRAND PRINCE OF KIEV

A BRONZE MODEL OF SVYATOSLAV, GRAND PRINCE OF KIEV CAST BY GAVRILOV, AFTER THE MODEL BY EVGENII LANCERAY, LATE 19TH CENTURY On a naturalistic rectangular base, realistically cast as Svyatoslav, Grand Duke of Kiev, astride his horse raising his sword, one side of the base applied with a plaque

Los #: 388

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT LARGE SOVIET PORCELAIN VASE

A UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT LARGE SOVIET PORCELAIN VASE BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1928 Of tapering bulbous form, very finely painted underglaze with the Arctic landscape and a plane flying above the ice floes, marked under base with blue hammer, sickle and cog, also inscribed in Russian

Los #: 435

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 100.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE

A RARE SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1905, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1925 After the design by Alexandra Shchekotikhina-Pototskaya, depicting four mermaids with ciselé gilt crowns and details, surrounded by the sea

Los #: 433

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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John Cooke Bourne (1814-1896)

John Cooke Bourne (1814-1896) The Kiev-Pechersk Lavra signed and dated 'J C Bourne/1874' (lower left) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper laid on card 15 ¾ x 22 ¾ in. (40 x 57.7 cm.) Provenance The family of the artist

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Paul Louis Bouchard (1853-1937)

Paul Louis Bouchard (1853-1937) View of the Church of the Nativity of Theotokos at Putinki and Strasnoi Monastery, Moscow signed, inscribed and dated '.Bouchard/Moscou 1895' (lower right) pencil and oil on canvas 15 x 21 ¾ in. (38.5 x 55.2 cm

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Russian School

Russian School View of the Stock Exchange, St Petersburg oil on canvas 35 x 54 in. (88.9 x 137.1 cm.) Provenance Prince Serge Obolensky (1890-1978) and Ava Alice Muriel Astor (1902-1956). By descent to the late owner

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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After Pietro Antonio Rotari

After Pietro Antonio Rotari Portrait of Tsarevich Paul of Russia (1754-1801) oil on canvas 22 ¼ x 18 1/8 in. (56 x 46 cm.) Provenance By repute, by descent to the artist's brother Paolo Rotari. By repute, by descent to Giuseppe Rotari the son of the above. By repute, by descent to Elisabetta Rotari

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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By the Imperial Tapestry Factory Head Master Semen Kulikov

By the Imperial Tapestry Factory Head Master Semen Kulikov A tapestry panel portrait of Alexei Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693-1768) woven in wool and silks, the sitter depicted side-on to the right, with the sash and star of the Order of St Andrew 22 ½ x 19 1/8 in. (57.1 x 48.5 cm.) Provenance Probably

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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After Dimitry Levitsky

After Dimitry Levitsky Portrait of Catherine the Great (1729-1796) oil on canvas 72 x 46 ¾ in. (183 x 118.5 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Vladimir Hau (1816-1895)

Vladimir Hau (1816-1895) A leather bound album entitled 'Portraits' comprising thirteen watercolour portraits by Vladimir Hau, one watercolour portrait by Eduard Hau and fifteen photographs, some hand-coloured pencil and watercolour, some heightened with white, on card laid on paper sheet: 10½ x 8¾

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 70.000 £ - 90.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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European School

European School Portraits of Peter the Great (1672-1725); and Alexander I (1777-1825) oil on copper 24 ¼ x 19 1/8 in. (61.8 x 48.4 cm.); and slightly smaller (2) Provenance Peter the Great: A. Munro. Acquired by Charles Birch Crisp (1867-1958) in 1908 (labels on the reverse and on the frame

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Russian School

Russian School Portrait of Peter the Great (1672-1725) wearing the sash of St Andrew oil on canvas 29 3/8 x 24 3/8 in. (74.5 x 62 cm.); oval

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Eighteen views of St Petersburg; and Two views of Moscow all inscribed with title in plate engraving 19 ¾ x 54 in. (50.1 x 137.1 cm.); and smaller (20) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Ilya Repin (1844-1930)

Ilya Repin (1844-1930) Portrait of Vera Repina, the artist's wife, reading signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Repin/1882.' (lower left) oil on canvas 25 3/8 x 21 in. (64.4 x 53.3 cm.) Provenance Vera Repina (1855-1917), the artist's wife, St Petersburg. By repute, acquired by the family of the present

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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After Józef Oleszkiewicz

After Józef Oleszkiewicz Portrait of Metropolitan Mikhail Desnitsky (1761-1821) oil on canvas 30 x 24 ½ in. (76.2 x 62.2 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Russian School

Russian School Portrait of Metropolitan Platon Levshin (1737-1812) oil on canvas 33 5/8 x 26 in. (85.3 x 66 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Konstantin Iuon (1875-1958)

Konstantin Iuon (1875-1958) On the way to the Trinity Lavra of St Sergius, Sergiyev Posad signed in Cyrillic and indistinctly inscribed in Russian '...Iuon...' (lower left) pencil and oil on canvas 21 1/8 x 42 1/8 in. (53.7 x 107 cm.) Provenance Acquired by the family of the present owner prior to

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Russian School

Russian School Christmas troika race oil on canvas 46 ¾ x 64 in. (118.8 x 162.4 cm.) Provenance Nina Zouboff (1929-2018

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Konstantin Makovsky (1839-1915)

Konstantin Makovsky (1839-1915) Cupids-Gardeners: Two paintings from the Von Derwies Mansion, St Petersburg pencil and oil on canvas 89 ¾ x 19 ½ in. (228 x 59.5 cm.) Painted between 1886-1889 Provenance Commissioned from the artist by Baron Von Derwies (1863-1943) in St Petersburg. Acquired from the

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 180.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927)

Boris Kustodiev (1878-1927) Model signed in Cyrillic and dated 'B. Kustodiev/1919' (lower left) oil on canvas 20 ¼ x 15 7/8 in. (51.3 x 40.4 cm.) Provenance A. S. Zamkov, Leningrad, at least until 1920. Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner in Leningrad in the late 1930s

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 150.000 £ - 200.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Study of Guri and Tikhon; Study of a girl; Study of an elder; Christmas tree; Two floral studies and View of a castle two signed 'Olga' (lower right) watercolour on paper, one with pencil, one on card; one oil on canvasboard; unframed 15 3/8 x 17 1/8 in. (39 x 43.5

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Four farmyard scenes; A floral study; An autumnal landscape; and Tea table with samovar and afternoon tea four signed 'Olga' (lower right) watercolour on paper; unframed 10 ¾ x 15 7/8 in. (27.7 x 40.2 cm.); and smaller (7) Provenance The family of the artist

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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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

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Five nature studies; Two gardeners in a field; and An interior with flowers six signed 'Olga' (lower left and right) watercolour on paper, one with pencil; unframed 15 ¾ x 14 ½ in. (39.8 x 36.8 cm.); and smaller (7) Provenance The family of the artist

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960)

Grand Duchess Olga (1882-1960) Five nature studies; and A floral study six signed 'Olga' (lower left and right) watercolour on paper; unframed 14 ¼ x 18 in. (36.1 x 45.6 cm.); and smaller (6) Provenance The family of the artist

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Richard Zommer (1866-1939)

Richard Zommer (1866-1939) Farmers leading livestock to pasture signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Richard Zommer/1903.' (lower right) oil on canvas laid on board 23 x 36 7/8 in. (58.4 x 93.7 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Bukowskis, Helsinki, 10 May 2001, lot 130. Acquired at the above sale by the

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Adolphe Charlemagne (1826-1901)

Adolphe Charlemagne (1826-1901) Battle of Choloki, at the border of Guria, Georgia, 4 June 1854 signed with Cyrillic initials 'ASh' (lower right), further signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Adol'f Sharleman. 1854.' (lower left margin) and inscribed in Russian with battle details (lower margin) pencil and

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019

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Vasily Vereshchagin (1842-1904)

Vasily Vereshchagin (1842-1904) Two Chinese horsemen on the steppe oil on canvas 6 ¼ x 10 ¼ in. (16 x 25.9 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 28 November 2007, lot 288. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 25.11.2019