Antiques and Collectibles Issue #10 (11), October 2003.
Antiques and Collectibles Issue #10 (11), October 2003. Russian text, soft cover, 144 pp.
Covered in this issue: current market of antique furniture in Russia; Russian decorative lacquer painting on iron serving trays and boxes; The Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartman Schedel ? the most published book of XV C.; glassware by Emil Galle; early pocket watches, XVII through XIX C.; Russian porcelain figurine caricatures; impressionist paintings by Nikolai Tarkhov; nudes by Zinaida Serebryakova; paintings by Valentin Yakovlev; XIX C. sculptures by Evgeniy Naps; signed icons of the Armoury Chamber; Russian Army standards of 1883 - 1917 (excellent article with information on fading and aging patterns); Russian heraldic emblems on porcelain, flatware, stemware and signet rings; online stores selling Russian postcards; futuristic postcards by Boris Kosarev; history of old Russian calendars and the current market; complete history of the Order of Labor Glory (includes photos of many prototypes and all existing variations, plus chronology of issues); old and current counterfeits of ancient Chinese coins; 1992 postage stamps of Chechnya.