We believe in offering clients items that are unique and rare for aficionados of the antique and collector's world. Bibelot is a late nineteenth century word derived from the French word bel beautiful, meaning a small item of beauty, curiosity or interest. The word ephemera is derived from the sixteenth century Greek word ephmera meaning a printed or hand written paper not meant to be retained for a long period of time. Fine antique watercolour on paper watermarked with'P M Fabriano' of a Russian aristocratic interior.
The interior setting is interesting: to the right handside is a small portrait of Tsar Nicholas II by Serov in a gold frame, above the Empire sofa are two photographic portraits and in the centre of those is a porcelain plaque, above that is a large painting of an elegent lady, probably the owner, above the door lintel is another portrait of an officer in uniform, and inside the cabinet are object d'art. The paper is watermarked'Fabriano' which has been in operation since 1264. Fabriano has been synonymous with high quality paper, esteemed throughout the world and known to publishers, writers and artists. Size: 38.5 x 47.5 cm approx. Photos form part of the description.The item "Imperial Russian Aristocratic Interior Antique Watercolour 1910" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "bibelotslondon" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.