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Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie’s Russian Works of Art Sale

Fabergé Distinguished Midwest Private Collection is the highlight of upcoming Christie’s sale of Russian Works of Art. Over 30 lots by Fabergé, as well as Imperial porcelain table services and silver will attract many American collectors on April 15 in New York.

Distinguished Midwest Private Collection includes everything from desk clocks to photograph frames, hardstone animals to Imperial cigarette cases, but he most striking item is a Jeweled Gold Box originally gifted to Princess Irene of Prussia by her sister Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, later in the collection of a German Royal Family (estimate: $40,000-$60,000).

Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie's Russian Works of Art Sale
A JEWELED GOLD BOX

Other notable lots from the same collection include an Aventurine Quartz Gum-Pot in the form of an apple originally purchased by the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna from Fabergé in 1901 (estimate: $25,000-$35,000); a Gold and Bloodstone Gum-Pot formerly in the Forbes Magazine Collection (estimate: $30,000-$50,000); and a vibrant blue Jeweled Enamel Imperial Presentation Cigarette Case (estimate: $50,000-$70,000).

Highlights also include an Important Silver-Mounted Porcelain Imperial Presentation Vase by Fabergé and the Imperial Porcelain Factory (estimate: $150,000 – $250,000); an impressive section of cloisonné enamel from a Private Arizona Collection; a Collar and Badge of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called from a Private Collector; and a wide selection of late 19th/early 20th Century bronzes.

With over 160 total lots and more than 60 by Fabergé, the sale is expected to realize in excess of $3.2 million.

Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie's Russian Works of Art Sale
AN IMPORTANT SILVER-MOUNTED PORCELAIN IMPERIAL PRESENTATION VASE
Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie's Russian Works of Art Sale
A JEWELED SILVER-GILT AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL IMPERIAL PRESENTATION CIGARETTE CASE
Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie's Russian Works of Art Sale
A JEWELED TWO-COLOR GOLD-MOUNTED ENAMEL AND BLOODSTONE GUM-POT
Fabergé Exceptional Works Led Christie's Russian Works of Art Sale
A JEWELED GOLD-MOUNTED AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL AVENTURINE QUARTZ GUM-POT
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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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