An illuminated gramota Russian, 20th century<BR />
Lot 89
An illuminated gramota Russian, 20th century
Sold for £37 (US$ 63) inc. premium
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Art & Antiques Oxford
14 Nov 2012 10:00 GMT

Auction 19850
Lot Details
An illuminated gramota
Russian, 20th century
of the exiled Bogatyr looking across the sea to the Moscow Kremlin, above text in old orthography between decorative panels; inviting Oli, Nika and Bebi Tabakovich to a concert in aid of the Russian Emigre Army Invalids, and signed by Sister Serafima[?] and General of Infantry N. Baratov., dated Saturday 3 March, 1924, further signed and dated in Cyrillic 'K.K. Kuznetsov 1924' (lower right), possibly for Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuznetsov (1895-1980)

pen, ink and watercolour
51.7 x 32.5cm (20 3/8 x 12 13/16in).

Footnotes

  • General N.N. Baratov was the commander of the expeditionary force into Iran during the First World War and the capture of Kermanshah, as well as taking part in the military campaign in the Caucasus.
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