The auction of Russian art, marked the fortieth anniversary of the Russian auction Christie's, ended with a score of £ 8, 3 million. The auction was attended by buyers from around the world, the atmosphere warmed the ongoing struggle for the top lots offered from important private collections. In addition, the auction works great demand with the imperial provenance, bronzes and silverware XVII-XVIII centuries. As part of the auction was set six new world records. In the painting section has surpassed all expectations watercolor Leon Bakst (1866-1924) "Yellow Sultana" - this work Estimé £ 350, 000-450, 000 was sold for £ 937, 258, also broke the record price sheet Orest Kiprensky (1804-1860 ) "Portrait of Prince Mikhail Aleksandrovich Golitsyn," which Estimé £ 200, 000-300, 000 took at auction for £ 713, 250.
«Spanish Landscape" brush Petr Konchalovsky (1876 -1956), written in 1910 and became in the same year, the first exhibit of the landmark exhibition of the creative association "Jack of Diamonds", went under the hammer for £ 713, 250. In the section of arts and crafts products and Faberge record price set a rare presentation snuffbox with the monogram of Tsar Nicholas II, made jeweler Carl Ghana in the period from 1899 to 1904, which is in the preliminary assessment £ 150, 000- £ 250, 000 was sold for a record £ 481, 250, as well as a silver bucket of glazed ceramics made in 1900 and designed in the neo-Russian style of Faberge craftsmen, it has found a buyer for a record £ 97, 250 in the preliminary assessment £ 15, 000-20, 000.