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Christie’s to Auction Emperor Nicholas I Russian Vases

Christie’s will offer a pair of Russian porcelain vases in their 28 November Russian Art Sale.
These magnificent vases were presented by Emperor Nicholas I to Karl Ludwig Graf von Ficquelmont (1777-1857), who served as the Austrian Ambassador Extraordinaire to the Russian court from 1829-1839. Graf von Ficquelmont was one of Chancellor Metternich’s closest advisors and exercised substantial influence at both the Austrian and Russian courts. After a decade of service, Graf von … Read More

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