Russian Works of Art

Russian Works of Art

Date: May 23, 2024 10:00 EST
Sale type: Live auction


Sparkling Saturday at Doyle!
Join us on Saturday, May 18 from 1pm – 3pm and enjoy our Sparkling Bar while you view the exhibition. Our Specialists will be on hand for conversations on collecting.


Sat, May 18, Noon - 5pm
Sun, May 19, Noon - 5pm
Mon, May 20, Noon - 5pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York, NY 10128


Hillary Bradley
212-427-4141, ext 242
Fax: 212-427-7526

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Mark Moehrke
212-427-4141, ext 272


Louis LeB. Webre
212-427-4141, ext 232

  • Auction of Russian Works of Art on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10am

  • Featuring an Important Circa 1775 Jeweled Snuff Box with a Portrait of Empress Catherine II

  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Future Auctions

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle will hold an auction of Russian Works of Art on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 10am. The sale will present a range of exceptional objects dating from the 17th century to the 20th century, including vertu, Fabergé, silver, bronzes, porcelain and icons from American collections and estates.

This exciting sale promises to attract the attention of collectors worldwide with such treasures as a silver-gilt and cloisonné enamel three-handled cup by Feodor Rückert, a rare 1922 Soviet porcelain plate by Varvara Rukavishnikova, and an important circa 1775 jeweled and enameled gold snuff box with a portrait of Empress Catherine II.

An Important German or Russian Bonheur Du Jour
Featured in the auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts on Wednesday, May 22 is a Continental Neoclassical Ormolu-Mounted Mahogany Bonheur Du Jour, German or Russian, circa 1805, in the manner of Heinrich Gambs (1765-1831) from the Estate of Elaine and James D. Wolfensohn. Est. $100,000-150,000. Read More


Fabergé Enameled Silver-Gilt and Wood Covered Box
Featured in the auction of the Collection of Stephen Sondheim on June 18 is a Fabergé Enameled Silver-Gilt and Wood Covered Box in the form of a billiards table, Workmaster Karl Armfelt, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917. Est. $12,000-18,000. Read More


This sale will be presented as a live auction event conducted by an auctioneer. Place your bids conveniently using the following convenient methods:

  • In Person
    Experience the excitement of a live auction! We invite you to bid in person with a paddle in our saleroom. For information, please email
  • Absentee Bids
    Enter your absentee bids directly into the online catalogue until 8am on the morning of the sale. For information on Absentee Bids, please email
  • BidLive! Online Bidding
    Use your computer or mobile device to place bids in real time as the auction progresses with our online bidding platform, BidLive! Read More
  • Telephone Bids
    Your completed Telephone Bid Form must be received by 4pm on the evening before the auction. Download the Telephone Bid Form
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Please note that all purchases are subject to a Buyer's Premium
Payment can be made in the following ways:
· By credit card (an additional 3.5% fee will be charged)
· By wire transfer. For instructions, please email

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We Invite You to Auction!

Consignments are currently being accepted for future auctions. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction evaluation. Our Specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection.

For information, please contact:
Mark Moehrke: 212-427-4141, ext 272,

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