Are you planning a trip to London in early June?
If the answer is Yes, then don't miss the chance to visit one of the following auction viewing! It is like visiting a museum but entrance is free and every exposed artwork is for sale. Lot-Art has selected some of the most interesting art auctions happening during the first week of June in London UK. Browse catalogues from Russian art to exquisit antique objects, fashion and Jewels.
Catalogue: Russian Art
Auction: 3 June | Viewing Times: 30 May - 2 Jun | Selected Lots:
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939), Still life with lilac
Signed with monogram and dated '1928' (lower left), further signed with monogram (on the envelope) and inscribed in Russian '13–14. 27/IX Kokt.[ebel]' (lower right, inverted); oil on canvas; 31 3/8 x 25 ¾ in. (80 x 65.4 cm.)
Ivan Kulikov (1875-1941), Peasant girls
Signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I Kulikov./1913' (upper left); oil on canvas; 49 ½ x 33 5/8 in. (125.7 x 90.5 cm.)
Left:Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939), Still life with lilac Right: Ivan Kulikov (1875-1941), Peasant girls
Catalogue: Finest and Rarest Wines and Spirits
Auction: 5 June (Lots 1 - 505) | 6 Jun (Lots 506 - 887) | Viewing Times: 30 May - 4 June | Selected Lots:
Armand Rousseau, Chambertin Clos de Beze 1985, 12 bottles per lot
There is a quaint folklore behind this wine that always reminds of the monastic heritage of Burgundy. In the year 630AD Algamaire, the Duke of Southern Burgundy gifted lands to the Abbey of Bèze for agricultural use. The monks, being fond of a glass of crimson hued wine after Vespers, decided to continue the Roman practice of plantings vines and so they sectioned off a field and named it the Clos de Bèze.
Shipwreck Wine, 2 bottles per lot
Two extraordinary 17th-century bottles, the oldest that has ever been brought to market at Christie's. In 2010 a wreck site was uncovered during a survey mission of the ocean floor off the coast of Germany. At a depth of 40 metres, divers discovered a decayed wreck and buried, deep in the mud in old rattan basket was found to be 14 ancient bottles. The shape of the bottles and a thorough investigation of the wine and cork indicated that the wine was bottled between 1670 - 1690.
Left:Armand Rousseau, Chambertin Clos de Beze 1985, 12 bottles per lot Right: Shipwreck Wine, 2 bottles per lot
Catalogue: Handbags & Accessories
Auction:11 June, 12pm | Viewing Times: 7 - 11 June | Selected Lots:
A custom shiny rose Schéhérazade & Vert Émeraude niloticus crocodile sellier Kelly 25 with Brushed gold Hardware, Hermès, 2018
GRADE: 1; 25 w x 18 h x 9 d cm, includes lock, keys, clochette, shoulder strap, two small dustbags, exotic card, felt protector, rain protector, dustbag, box and ribbon. Crocodylus niloticus, Annexe CITES II-B
A Limited Edition Da Vinci leather masters montaigne with silver & copper hardware by Jeff Koons, Louis Vuitton, 2018
GRADE: 1; 33 w x 23 h x 15 d cm; includes shoulder strap, leather booklet and dustbag
Left: A custom shiny rose Schéhérazade & Vert Émeraude niloticus crocodile sellier Kelly 25 with Brushed gold Hardware, Hermès, 2018 Right: A Limited Edition Da Vinci leather masters montaigne with silver & copper hardware by Jeff Koons, Louis Vuitton, 2018
Catalogue: Art & Antiques Saleroom One: Ceramics & Glass, Frames,Pictures & Prints
Auction: 1 June, 10:00am | Viewing Times: 30 May - 1 June | Selected Lots:
Pavlos Prosalentis, Greek 1857-1894 - Woman with Umbrella
1889; oil on canvas, signed and dated, 141x79.5cm (framed)
Roger Gorringe, British, mid/late 20th century- Morning from the Academia Bridge, Venice
Oil on board, signed, 30.5x40cm (framed) (ARR) Provenance: with W H Patterson, London, according to the label attached verso to frame
Left:Pavlos Prosalentis, Greek 1857-1894- Woman with Umbrella, 1889 Right:Roger Gorringe, British, mid/late 20th century- Morning from the Academia Bridge, Venice; oil on board
Catalogue: Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons
Auction: 4 June | 02:30 PM | Viewing Times: 31 May - 3 June | Selected Lots:
A rare Fabergé silver-gilt, enamel and seed pearl tryptich clock and frame, workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1880-1904
Enamelled in translucent vivid apple-green and oyster-white over wavy engine-turning, the central panel containing the clock with white enamel dial bordered by seed pearls, the enamel surrounds applied with berried foliage and rosettes, the hinged side panels with empty rectangular frames bordered by seed pearls, and with shaped rectangular reserves applied with swags and foliage, replaced back, struck with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 88 standard, scratched inventory number 60167; width open 21cm, 8¼in.
A fine and rare Fabergé gold and enamel miniature bonbonnière chair, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1898
In the form of a French Empire fauteuil en gondole, the ground engraved to simulate mahogany grain beneath translucent red enamel, the arms and back with pierced lyre-form supports, the seat enamelled in imitation of silk with translucent green over banded wavy engine-turning and decorated with paillions including a central urn, the front with a removable drawer, struck with workmaster's initials, Fabergé in Cyrillic, 72 standard, scratched inventory number 1920; height 5.7cm, 2¼in.
Left:A rare Fabergé silver-gilt, enamel and seed pearl tryptich clock and frame, workmaster Johan Victor Aarne, St Petersburg, 1880-1904Right:A fine and rare Fabergé gold and enamel miniature bonbonnière chair, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, circa 1898
Catalogue: Fine Jewels
Auction: 05 June (Lots 1 - 219) | 05 June (Lots 220 - 390) | Viewing Times: 1 - 4 June | Selected Lots:
Sapphire and diamond bracelet, early 20th century
The tapered band millegrain-set with circular-cut diamonds, calibré-cut sapphires and five oval sapphires, the largest weighing approximately 5.44 carats, length approximately 175mm.
Coloured diamond and diamond necklace, second half of the 19th century
Set to the front with five graduated clusters, each cluster centring a cushion-shaped diamond of either yellow, yellow-brown, yellowish-brown, brown or tinted colour, weighing between 2.30-4.90 carats, framed by cushion-shaped diamonds, necklace and clasp similarly set, length approximately 405mm, fitted case with embossed initials.
Left:Sapphire and diamond bracelet, early 20th century Right: Coloured diamond and diamond necklace, second half of the 19th century
Catalogue: The Russian Sale
Auction: 5 Jun, 3pm | Viewing Times: 30 May - 5 June | Selected Lots:
Follower of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky - The shipwreck
Oil on canvas; 70 x 89cm (27 9/16 x 35 1/16in).
Philip Andreevich Maliavin ((Russian, 1869-1940) - Portrait of a young girl in a pink dress
Signed in Latin and indistinctly dated (upper left); oil on canvas; 163 x 130.5cm (64 3/16 x 51 3/8in).
Left: Follower of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, The shipwreck Right:Philip Andreevich Maliavin, Portrait of a young girl in a pink dress
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