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In a career spanning almost twenty-five years, Alexis de Tiesenhausen has pioneered Christie's Russian art sales in Geneva, New York, and London. Always a leader in his field, this Christie's veteran has been involved with the successful sale of some of the most significant Russian Works of Art ever to appear at auction including: The Kazan Collection of Fabergé (New York, 1997, $4 million); the Di Portanova Collection of Fabergé, Russian Works of Art & Objects of Vertu (New York, 2000, $3,276,869), the Fabergé Imperial Winter Egg (sold twice: New York, 2002, $9,579,500; and Geneva, 1994, 7,263,500 CHF), the Russian Field Marshal's Baton (New York, 2004, $903,500) and last but not least the Rothschild Fabergé Egg (London, 2007, £8,980,500). A devoted militarist and Fabergé expert, Alexis wrote the foreword to The Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs by Tatiana Fabergé, Lynette Proler and Valentin Skurlov (1997) and is the co-editor of The Preobrazhensky Regiment during the First World War and the Civil War due to be published in 2009. As International Head of the Russian Department, Alexis is responsible for high-level business-getting for all sale sites. Of Russian parentage, Alexis was born in Paris and attended the Institute de Sciences Politiques before going on to study law at The Paris University.
Helen Culver Smith joined Christie’s in 2008 after completing her MA at the Courtauld, where she specialised in the History of Dress and Portraiture. Following specialist experience in Christie’s Portrait Miniatures, Silver and Gold Boxes department, Helen joined the Russian department in 2009. Working closely with her colleagues in New York, Paris and London, she is responsible for business getting in Europe and for helping to organize and promote Christie's sales of Fabergé and Russian works of art in London. Since joining the department, Christie’s has achieved market share in the field of Fabergé and Russian works of art and sold the top work of art during every Russian sale week.
Helen’s previous work experience includes positions at Tate Britain, Richard Green Fine Paintings, Historic Royal Palaces, and with Fine Art Wealth Management. She received her BA in the History of Art from Princeton University in 2003 and holds diplomas from Oxford (2004), Sotheby’s (2005) and the London School of Economics (2006).
Alina Boyko joined Christie's Russian Art Department in 2010 and is responsible for researching and cataloguing Russian works of art. She obtained her BA in History of Art from University College London and her Mlitt from Christie's Education London.
Mark Moehrke joined Christie's New York as Vice President, Senior Specialist in Russian Art in 2006. Appointed Director of Works of Art in 2009, Mark drives the strategy for Christie's global sales of Fabergé and Russian works of art, leads business-getting on an international level and directs a team of specialists in London, New York and Paris. Under Mark’s leadership, Christie's Russian works of art department has risen to the position of global market leader, with a commanding share of the Fabergé market. Mark has been instrumental in securing and selling numerous rare works and important private collections both at auction and privately, including A Rare and Important Fabergé Imperial Presentation Snuff-Box (London, 2010, £937,250, a world record price for an Imperial snuff-box with miniature by Fabergé), and A Rare and Highly Important Fabergé Carved Carnelian Figure of a Gnome (New York, 2007, $1.38 million, a world auction record for a sculpture by the artist).
Mark has more than a decade of experience in the auction business, having held positions at major auction houses in New York and Chicago, following a period of work in Moscow. Mark received his M.Phil., jointly granted by the University of Glasgow and Christie's Education in London and graduated with a B.A. from Marquette University.
Anne Bracegirdle's experience at Christie's began in the Interiors department in 2005, following graduation from Fordham University with a degree in Art History. She left the company to pursue a Master's degree in the History of Photography at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. Her dissertation, awarded with Distinction, focused on the construction and reception of Soviet identity in photography from the 1920s through the present. Upon returning to New York, Anne worked as an associate for Ronald Varney Fine Art Agents and contributed to "Photography, the Whole Story," published in London by Thames and Hudson. She rejoined Christie's in 2011, where she serves both the Russian Pictures and Works of Art teams as an Associate Specialist.
Nicholas has been a member of the Christie’s team for over 10 years, specialising in Russian Pictures and Works of Art since 2005.Highlights of his career include the sale of the Somov Collection in 2007 which totaled over £6 million. Nicholas studied History of Art and has a Masters Degree in Law.