The breathtaking range of Woolf's collection, from animal figures to perfume bottles and brooches, makes it a staple of exhibition..
From the iconic imperial eggs to its jewellery, flowers, figurines and snuff-boxes, and the distinct styles of its various branche..
Vasilii Shukhaev fled post-revolutionary Russia for Paris. Then, in 1927, he bought a car and headed for the south with his wife V..
Nights in Red Square, hunting for relatives of obscure collectors — and discovering a masterpiece covered in years of cooking oil