Girl by the pond with a lily.
Vladimir Volegov – portrait artist
Vladimir Volegov: every woman would like to have a portrait by this artist From
Vase in gilded blown opalescent glass, 24 cm high, SALVIATI & C., circa 1890
Antonio Salviati and Murano glass
The revival of interest in Murano glass is associated with the name of Antonio
Vase by Effie Hegermann Lindenkrone, Bing & Grøndahl, 1921.
Porcelain Effie Hegermann Lindencrone
Effie Hegermann Lindencrone (1860–1945) is considered one of the most talented and successful porcelain
Icon with a sculptural relief of Saints Peter and Paul made of walrus and ivory, Kholmogory, 18th century.
Kholmogory bone carving
The folk art of bone carving originated in northern Russia more than four hundred
Pair of pilgrim flask vases depicting cupids with garlands of flowers, height 26cm, Alboin Birks, Mintons, circa 1885.
Goddesses and Cupids by Albion Birks
Albion Birks, a British ceramic artist who worked at the Mintons porcelain factory, is
Vase with lid, height 24 cm, painted by Edward Raby, Royal Worcester, 1898.
Porcelain Blush Ivory
Porcelain production experienced an extraordinary boom towards the end of the 19th century. Here
Exceptional box, decorated with tortoise shell and mother-of-pearl inlay, 33 cm long, Turkey, late 17th century. The box belonged to a historical figure - Claude Alexandre de Bonneval (Humbaraji Ahmed Pasha, 1675-1747), whose brief biography is given at the end of the article.
Tortoiseshell Box
Turtle shell has long been used to decorate jewelry and interior items. The excellent
Glass by Lionel Pierce
The design of Lionel Pierce’s work differs from all other products of Thomas Webb
Silver gilded cup and saucer depicting the Moscow Kremlin, Vasily Semyonov, Moscow, 1885
Vasily Semyonov – Silversmith
Vasily Semyonov – Moscow silversmith, owner of a silverware factory, founded in 1852. Semenov’s
Silver brooch-pendant with gilt and diamonds, decorated with guilloché enamel, diameter 2.5 cm, workmaster Mikhail Perkhin, FABERGÉ, St. Petersburg, 1899-1903.
Faberge masters. Nikolai Alexandrovich Petrov
Faberge jewelry was often decorated with precious enamels. Guilloche enamel looked especially beautiful. In