MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 Jun 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 332. A HISTORIC CARPET, MADE FOR THE GRAND PRINCESS KSENIA ALEXANDROVNA XX CENTURY

Embroidered in Cyrillic 'Priyut E.V.V.K. Ksenii Aleksandrovny v Moskve' along the edge

Wool, 275 by 225 cm.
10,000-15,000 pounds


Made to commemorate the Romanov Tercentary by the Pupils of the Kseninsky Girl's Craft School Orphanage, Moscow.

The wool carpet presented for auction is a rare relic of historic importance. Made as a sample by girls educated in the Kseninsky


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.