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Olga Alexandrovna: A baluster shaped porcelain vase, decorated with a flowering Christmas cactus. Signed and dated Olga 1930 (in Cyrillic). H. 13.5 cm.

Description

A baluster shaped porcelain vase, decorated in gold and colours with a flowering Christmas cactus on white ground. Signed and dated Olga 1930 (in Cyrillic) with her dedication in the bottom to Nil Alekseevich Zavalishin. Rosenthal Porcelain Factory. H. 13.5 cm.

Provenance: The Danish seller's stepmother's parents, Arne Hammer and his Russian-born wife, Tatiana Konstantinova Hammer, née Martinson. Arne Hammer worked for the Great Northern Telegraph Company and travelled often to Russia in the 1920s. In Irkutsk, he met Tatiana, whom he married and moved to Denmark. Tatiana Hammer belonged to the Russian circles in Copenhagen and received this vase directly from Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrova, when she lived here in exile.

Condition

Minimal wear due to age and use, among others minor worn gilding.

Auction

Russian theme, 5 December 2019

Category

Porcelain

Artist

Olga Alexandrovna (b. Peterhof near St. Petersburg 1882, d. Toronto 1960, Grand Duchess of Russia)

Estimate

2,000–3,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

3,200 kr.

20 bids

When Bidder Bid
983141 3,200 kr.
1025221 (Auto bid) 3,000 kr.
983141 3,000 kr.
1025221 (Auto bid) 2,900 kr.
983141 2,800 kr.
1025221 2,300 kr.
983141 (Auto bid) 2,200 kr.
1025221 2,200 kr.
983141 2,100 kr.
1025221 (Auto bid) 2,000 kr.
983141 1,950 kr.
1025221 (Auto bid) 1,900 kr.
983141 1,850 kr.
1025221 (Auto bid) 1,250 kr.
983141 1,200 kr.
1025221 1,150 kr.
835478 (Auto bid) 1,100 kr.
1025221 1,100 kr.
835478 1,050 kr.
843920 1,000 kr.