28 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
JOHANNES ZEHNGRAF (1857-1908)
Portrait of a Russian officer
bust length,the officer wearing the order of St. Vladimir, Third Class and other medals, signed Zehngraf., in a silver-gilt ribbon-tied reeded bezel, suspended from a ribbon bow, on a rectangular wood frame
the frame 7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) high
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Johannes Zehngraf (1857-1908) was the chief miniaturist in the firm of Karl Fabergé in St. Petersburg, specializing in portraits of the Imperial family.
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