15 octobre 2013

TSAREVICH’S ICON OFFERED FOR SALE. Major London Exhibition of Russian and Greek Icons in November

St Aleksei, Metropolitan of Moscow, Russia, Mount Athos. Presented to Tsarevich Aleksei and dated 1904 on the reverse; 35.8 x 31 cm. Collection: Jan Morsink Ikonen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. LONDON - An exceptional exhibition of sixty important Russian and Greek Icons will be staged by Jan Morsink Ikonen of Amsterdam, one of the leading international specialists in the field, at the Willow Gallery, 40 Duke Street, St. James’s, London SW1, from 23 to 29 November 2013 as part of Russian Art Week, a... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2013

A pair of Russian glass and hardstone panels attributed to the Ust-Ruditsa Lomonosov glass workshops, Russia, circa 1765-1770

A pair of Russian glass and hardstone panels attributed to the Ust-Ruditsa Lomonosov glass workshops, Russia, circa 1765-1770. Photo courtesy Sotheby's each of rectangular form, one with a ribbon-tied pail applied with a ladybird, together with a wicker basket of fruit including pears, grapes, peaches, cherries, pomegranates flanked by butterflies, carrots, a watering can, gardening hat, and scythe, the other with a scrolled bracket surmounted by two male masks and a baluster fruit-filled vase with various... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2013

Two hundred years of decorative arts under the Romanovs on display at the Bowers Museum

Durnuvo Jewel Casket, Firm of Ovchinnikov, Russia, 1889, silver gilt, enamel and lapis lazuli. Photos: © Giovanni Lundardi Photography, courtesy Bowers Museum SANTA ANA, CA.- The Bowers Museum hosts The Tsars’ Cabinet, which highlights two hundred years of decorative arts under the Romanovs, from the time of Peter the Great in the early eighteenth century to that of Nicholas II in the early twentieth century. Many of the more than 230 objects in the exhibition were designed for public or private use of the tsars or other... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2013

Demantoid Garnet - 4.21 ct, Russia

Demantoid Garnet - 4.21 ct, Russia. Photo Heritage Auctions There's something about the Russian version of this exotic Garnet that sets it apart from all other localities. The Russian material contains enough Chromium in its structure to give it a clean green with no hints of the blue or brown tones common to other source material. The Diamond like optical properties are the origin of the name: Demantoid = "Diamond-like" in Greek. As is typical for Russian material there are "horse-tail" type inclusions, but not... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2013

Cross- Religuarium and casket , Russia, 1680 (cross), 19 c (casket)

Cross- Religuarium and casket , Russia, 1680 (cross), 19 c (casket). The State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia.
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01 janvier 2013

Pavel Bure Russian Imperial Presentation Gold Pocket Watch, Switzerland / Russia, circa 1916

Pavel Bure Russian Imperial Presentation Gold Pocket Watch, Switzerland / Russia, circa 1916. Photo by Romanov Russia  14K rose gold, enamel; diameter: 1 15/16 in. (4,9 cm) (2.54 cm). Price on request Russian Imperial presentation rose gold pocket watch by Paul Buhre (Pavel Bure) with enameled double headed Imperial eagle. Imperial watches with multi-color enameled eagle are very rare.Russian engraved inscription reads - Pavel Bure Supplier to His Majesty's Court. The watch comes... [Lire la suite]


01 janvier 2013

A Russian Imperial Presentation Crested Gold and Diamond Antique Men's Ring. Russia, 1908-1917

A Russian Imperial Presentation Crested Gold and Diamond Antique Men's Ring. Russia, 1908-1917. Photo by Romanov Russia A 56 zolotniks rose gold ring is applied with a silver gilt Russian double headed Imperial eagle. The eagle is set with an antique cut brilliant diamond (approximately 0.65 ct). Made in Moscow between 1908 and 1917. Width 14 mm. Price on request Jewelry emblonized with Russian Imperial eagle or crown was exclusively commissioned by the Cabinet of His Majesty. Such jewels were never... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2013

Antique Russian Monogrammed Amethyst Gold Mens Ring, Russia, c. 1908

Antique Russian Monogrammed Amethyst Gold Mens Ring, Russia, c. 1908. Photo by Romanov Russia This finely modeled and well crafted vintage Russian gold ring was made in Moscow between 1908 and 1917. The pale purple oval amethyst is inlaid with a gold monogram 'M', embellished with six tiny rose cut diamonds. The chased gold shank is designed as an Art Nouveau olive wreath. The ring is marked with 56 zolotnik old Russian gold standard (14K) / Moscow assay stamp. Height - 15 mm (5/8 in.). Price on... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2013

Imperial Presentation Men's Ring, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1915. Fabergé, workmaster Vladimir Solovyov

Imperial Presentation Men's Ring, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1915. Fabergé, workmaster Vladimir Solovyov. Photo by Romanov Russia A unique Russian Imperial Award men's ring by Faberge, given by the Empress Maria Feodorovna (mother of Tsar Nicholas II) in 1915. The ring comes with a copy of its original award certificate. The certificate is signed by the head of the Cabinet Chamberlain of His Majesty's Court with an ink seal of the Cabinet of Empress Maria Feodorovna - "... gold ring with the State Arms... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2013

Imperial Russian Diamond Presentation Ring, Russia, circa 1800

Imperial Russian Diamond Presentation Ring, Russia, circa 1800. Photo by Romanov Russia An exceptionally rare Russian Imperial Presentation gold ring of museum quality, with a diamond cipher of Empress Maria Feodorovna, consort of Emperor Paul I (ruled 1796-1801). The cipher is set with rose-cut diamonds and placed on a royal blue guilloche enamel shield with a rose diamond border. Ring size 10; height: 5/8 in. (1,6 cm) (12.7 cm). Price on request. The ring was a personal gift from the Empress what makes it very... [Lire la suite]
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