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YELTSIN TO POPE JOHN PAUL ANTIQUE RUSSIAN ICON
A VERY FINE AND IMPORTANT RUSSIANKONSTANTIN KOROVIN(Russian 1861-1939) Paris
Cedar Falls, IA, United States
DoneNov 18, 2014 4:00 PM UTC

World Treasures-Featuring Russian Works

Featuring an exceptional offering of Russian, American, and European Fine Art and Antiques from the lifetime estate collection of José Antonio Danobeitia (1942-2011), Toronto, Canada; the Little Norway Museum, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin; The Vesterheim Norwegian American Museum, Decorah, Iowa, and other prestigious collections and estates. Including over 350 lots of Imperial Russian art and antiques comprising paintings, icons, silver, militaria, and works by Fabergé. Also, over 200 important European, Old Master, and American oil paintings and bronzes. A fine selection of silver-gilt, enamel, and gem-encrusted ecclesiastical wares, over 12 KPM hand-painted porcelain plaques, and other fine porcelain by Meissen and Sevres. Exceptional art glass by Daum, Galle, Loetz, Chihuly, and others. Fine period lighting with works by Tiffany, Handel, and Pairpoint. As well as a good offering of 18th & 19th century European furnishings, decorative arts, silver hollowware, period gilt-bronze clocks, and a monumental jewelers regulator as well as fine Asian works circa 1600-1900 including jade, porcelain, cloisonné, ivory, and other materials. Lastly, an exceptional selection of important Scandinavian folk art from the Little Norway Museum collection as acquired in the early part of the 20th century.