• Short Summary

    A UNIQUE SALE OF A BANQUETING SERVICE, ONE USED AT CORONATION BANQUETS BY THE CZARS OF RUSSIA, WAS HELD TODAY (TUESDAY) BY CHRISTIES, THE LONDON AUCTIONEERS.

  • Description

    A UNIQUE SALE OF A BANQUETING SERVICE, ONE USED AT CORONATION BANQUETS BY THE CZARS OF RUSSIA, WAS HELD TODAY (TUESDAY) BY CHRISTIES, THE LONDON AUCTIONEERS. THE 1,742-PIECE SERVICE WAS SOLD FOR GBP65,750 STERLING.

    THE PORCELAIN BANQUETING SERVICE WAS MADE FOR CZAR NICHOLAS I AN WAS SOLD TODAY IN 28 LOTS THROUGH CHRISTIES FOR THE SOVIET FOREIGN TRADE ORGANISATION NOVOEXPORT. THE SERVICE WAS SHIPPED TO CHRISTIES IN 46 PACKING CASES.

    THIS IS HOW THE BIDDING WENT FOR ONE OF THE LOTS, NUMBER 25..
    THE FINAL LOT, NUMBER 28, WAS KNOCKED DOWN FOR 4,600 GUINEAS.

    NOVOEXPORT'S PRESIDENT, MR. VIKTOR ZHDAN, LATER TOLD REPORTERS THAT THE RESULT WAS SATISFACTORY AND WOULD ENCOURAGE HIS ORGANISATION TO SELL OTHER ANTIQUES AND WORKS OF ART.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8DA0NDNDHUNHVQLQVL1COBNDZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DA0NDNDHUNHVQLQVL1COBNDZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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