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Event Date29 November 10:30 AM GMT | Live auction 20061

Russian Art

Russian Art

Sale Overview

Christie’s Russian Art auction at King Street features a curated selection of paintings and works on paper by leading artists from the 18th to the 21st centuries, as well as Russian Works of Art, including Fabergé, Imperial jewels, enamels, militaria and Soviet porcelain.

We are currently inviting consignments to this auction. We’re seeking paintings by Ivan Aivazovsky, Ivan Shishkin, Ilya Repin, Ivan Pokhitonov, Konstantin Korovin, Konstantin Somov, Boris Kustodiev, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Nicholas Roerich, Natalia Goncharova, Yuri Annenkov, Oscar Rabin and Erik Bulatov, as well as works by Fabergé, Ovchinnikov, Imperial Porcelain Factory amongst others.

For a free and confidential valuation, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Auction times
29 Nov 10:30 AM (GMT)

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Margo Oganesian

Margo Oganesian

Specialist, Co-Head of Sale, Works of Art | Russian Art

Margo joined Christie’s Russian Art department in 2013. She has a strong background in Russian art history, gaining an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, in addition to fourteen years of commercial gallery and auction house experience. Margo has been instrumental in securing Christie’s leading position on the Russian Works of Art and Fabergé market. She is responsible for researching, sourcing consignments, and coordinating catalogue production for Russian Art sales.

Margo was involved in the iconic sale of the Important Collection of Masterpieces and Imperial Treasures in November 2017, which included the silver rhinoceros automaton and the model of a sedan chair by Fabergé. Most recently, she oversaw the sale of the Duchess of Abercorn's Fabergé collection. Her in-depth research and business getting significantly contributed to Christie’s leading position on the Russian Art market.
Sarah Mansfield

Sarah Mansfield

International Director, Russian Art | Russian Art

Having joined Christie's as a graduate trainee in 2004, Sarah joined the Russian Art department as a Specialist in Russian Pictures in 2005. Initially responsible for the Important Russian Pictures catalogue and sourcing in Europe, she was appointed Department Head, King Street, in 2008. In 2015 Sarah was promoted to International Director with a focus on securing key consignments from across the globe. Sarah has contributed to the phenomenal success of the Russian Art category at Christie’s and has been instrumental in achieving many world record prices, including Boris Kustodiev’s The Coachman from the Kapitza Collection, Moscow (London, 2012, £4,409,250); Ilya Mashkov’s Still life with fruit from a Private Dutch Collection (London, 2013, £4,765,875); and last but not least, the most expensive Russian painting ever sold in a Russian Art sale, Valentin Serov’s Portrait of Maria Zetlin (London, 2014, £9,266,500). Having lived and worked in Russia, Sarah graduated from University College, Oxford, with Joint Honours in Russian and English Literature.

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