Sale 18CN01 | Lot 122

Russian Imperial Family: Two Guest Books and Photographs

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 122
Russian Imperial Family: Two Guest Books and Photographs
Late 19th century/mid-20th century
Comprising two guest books of Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna, with the names of visitors including to her Crimean residence Kharaks; an album and approximately 350 photographs of members of the Russian Imperial Family and members of European royal families; and a ribbon in a case affixed with a label inscribed in Russian: Ribbon of Emperor Alexander II.

Provenance:
Grand Duke George Mikhailovich (1863-1919) and Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna (1876-1940)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974)
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014)
By descent to the present owner


C Property from the Descendants of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The photos and albums with varying degrees of wear and soiling/staining. Some photos are mounted to loose pages, which were removed from albums, other photos are loose. Many photos are signed.


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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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