Lombrail–Teucquam. Russian Sales at Hotel Drouot

Elijah the Prophet and the fire chariot. Icon. Late XIX century, 215 x 265 mm. Estimate €400–500. Sold for €850

Interest towards the Russian art among the Western collectors and art dealers is constantly rising nowadays. The major international auction houses regularly hold the so-called Russian sales, as these subject auctions are always success with bidders. The Parisian auction company Lombrail–Teucquam held the sale titled «Art Et Histoire Russes» (Art and History of Russia) at the famous auction site Hotel Drouot Richelieu on September 26, 2006. The important auction featured Russian icons, applied and decorative art, silverware, orders, medals, military decorations and memorial badges as well as works created by Russian masters abroad.