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11 July 2012  |  Fine Art   |  Article

Invitation to Consign: Russian Art

The Spring 2012 season of Russian Art sales illustrated the continuing and growing worldwide interest in Russian art. 

Christie’s remains the undisputed market leader in Russian Works of Art.  In April 2012, Christie’s achieved 65% share of the Fabergé market.  We also sold the top two highest-value lots of the Russian sale week, as well as six of the top ten lots.

In May 2012, Christie’s set seven new auction records, including those for Bakst ($1,471,483), Kiprensky ($1,119,803) and the Imperial jeweller Hahn ($755,563).

We focus on sourcing the most exceptional Russian pictures, and this strategy is reflected in our high sold rates which have comfortably exceeded those of our competitors for the last three years. In May 2012, Christie’s sold 74% of the pictures offered with almost half achieving prices above their high estimates.

We are now accepting consignments for our sale of Russian Art in New York on April 15, 2013. We would be delighted to provide a complimentary and confidential valuation. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Consignment Deadline: 11 February 2013

Ksenya Malina
Tel: +1 212 636 2260 

Related Departments
Russian Pictures
Russian Works of Art & Fabergé

Lot 54, Sale 2546
A Silver-Gilt Cloisonné And En Plein Enamel Casket
Mark of Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1908-1917
Price Realized: $458,500

Lot 38, Sale 5331
Petr Konchalovsky (1876-1956)
Spanish landscape
Price Realized: $1,119,803