4/6 000 €), and an important and rare enamelled silver icon by Ovchinnikov, gift to the Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna for her wedding in 1894 (est. Petersburg but it is best known these days for being where Grigory Rasputin, the Siberian monk who rose to prominence as a confidante of the Romanovs during the reign of the last Russia tsar Nicholas II, was murdered.The royal family came under Rasputin’s spell when he began to minister to Alexei, Nicholas’s young son.All topics 400th Anniversary A Russian Moment Alapaevsk Alexander I Alexander II Alexander III Alexander Mikhailovich, GD Alexander Palace Alexandra Feodorovna Alexandra Nicholayevna, GD Alexandra Pavlovna GD Amber Room Andrei Vladimirovich, GD Anna Feodorovna, GD Anna Ioannovna, Empress Anna Leopoldovna Anna Pavlovna, GD Antiques Architecture Auctions Bagrations Beautiful Orthodox Churches Benckendorff, Count Paul Bolsheviks Bolshoi Books Catherine II Chavchavadze Chekhov Collectibles Conspiracy Theories Constantine Constantinovich, GD Cossacks Country Estates Crimea Dmitri Pavlovich, GD Dmitri Romanovich Documentaries Dowager Empress Maria Eagar, Margaretta Easter Ekaterinburg Ekaterinburg Remains Elena Vladimirovna, GD Elizabeth Feodorovna GD Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress Events Exhibitions Faberge Frederiks, Count Vladimir Ganima Yama GARF Gatchina George Alexandrovich, GD Gibbes, Charles Sidney Grand Duchess Xenia Alexa Grand Duke Mikhail Alexan Grand Dukes Holy Royal Martyrs Imperial Russia Ivan IV, Tsar Jewels Kazan Cathedral Kerensky, Alexander Kolchak, Admiral Kolomenskoye Konstantin Nikolayevich, GD Kostroma Kremlin Kronstadt Kulikovsky Livadia Maria Alexandrovna Maria Feodorovna, Empress Maria Pavlovna, Senior Maria Vladimirovna GD Marie Georgievna, GD Massandra Mikhail Nikolayevich, GD Moscow Museums Nevsky, Alexander News Nicholas Alexandrovich GD Nicholas I Nicholas II Nicholas Mikhailovich, GD Nicholas Nicholayevich, GD Nicholas Romanovich Nobility Numismatics Oldenburg Oleg Konstantinovich, Prince Olga Alexandrovna GD Olga Konstantinovna GD Olga Nicholayevna GD Oranienbaum Ostankino OTMA Palaces Paley, Princess Natalia Paul Alexandrovich, GD Paul Gilbert Paul I, Emperor Pavlovsk Peter and Paul Fortress Peter II Peter III Peter Nicholayevich, GD Peter the Great Peterhof Prince Michael of Kent Pushkin Rasputin Romanov Romanov Descendants Romanov Family Album Ropsha Royal Russia Ruriks Russian Art Russian Church Russian Cuisine Russian Film Russian History Russian Imperial House Russian Monarchy Russian Orders Russo-Japanese War Sergei Alexandrovich GD St. Theodore's Church State Hermitage Museum Stieglitz, Alexander Stolypin, Pyotr Strelna Succession Tauride Palace Tobolsk Tsaritsino Tsarskoye Selo Tsesarevich Alexei Vera Konstantinovna, Princess Vladimir Alexandrovich, GD Vyrubova, Anna Winter Palace Witte, Sergei World War I Wrangel, Pyotr Xenia Alexandrovna GD Yachts Yalta Yelagin Palace Yusupov Personal items from the collections of Prince Felix Yusupov (1887-1967), and his wife Princess Irina Alexandrovna (1895-1970), granddaughter of Emperor Alexander III and only niece of Emperor Nicholas II, will be auctioned in Paris this Fall.In 1958 Contreras met the Countess Ksenia Sheremetyeva in Paris, the granddaughter of the famous Russian aristocratic couple.The restoration included state of the art engineering innovations and unique decoration - gold leaf, wood carving.One of the coaches was made in the 1720s in Germany, the other in the 1770s.
In 2004, Vekselberg established The Link of Times Cultural and Historical foundation, a non-profit charitable organization.2/3 000 € each), several autographed photographic portraits of members of the Imperial Family (est. One of the most touching lot is undoubtedly this book reported by judge Sokoloff, used by Emperor Nicholas II during his captivity in Ekaterinburg in the last weeks of his life, before he and his family were horribly murdered on the night from 16 to 17 July 1918 (est. But the most important souvenir of all is the unique Bible of Empress Maria Feodorovna, entirely annotated with her own hand (est. Furthermore, the sale will include several important works of art belonging to the Imperial Family, as the silver-gilt seal of Princess Irina (est.3/5 000 €), a rock-crystal seal with the Yusupov arms (est. Petersburg’s Yusupov Palace is a gilded example of aristocratic St.In addition to the story established by Nicholas Sokoloff (judge in charge of the investigation on the execution of Nicholas II and his family), collected from the mouth of the Prince on May 16, 1921, about its role and the reasons for his involvement in the murder of Rasputin (est: 3/5 000 €), we find the correspondence between the Grand Duke Dimitri Pavlovich and Prince Felix Yusupov (est.2/3 000 €) ; the handwritten statement of the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II, signed March 15, 1917 (est.