Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Nine Russian Imperial Bookplates

Auction:
2676B
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2676B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 05, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Nine Russian Imperial Bookplates, 19th to early 20th century, three from palace libraries: two from Tsar Nicholas II's library at the Winter Palace, and one from Alexandra Feodorovna's (Charlotte of Prussia's) library in the Alexandria Cottage at Peterhof; two with Tsar Nicholas II's round ex libris, the figural ex libris of Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich, two cipher ex libris for Tsar Alexander II and Tsar Alexander III, and one with Cyrillic text for Prince Alexei Borisovich Lobanov-Rostovskii, in a common frame, frame 17 x 15 in.
Estimate $400-600

Toning to edges. Some discoloration. Not examined out of frame.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tsar, Nicholas II, Charlotte, Alexandria Cottage, Winter Palace, Alexander II, Alexander III, Alexandra Feodorovna, Alexei Borisovich Lobanov-Rostovskii

Departments

Specialists