ALVR on the move with an exhibitionLeave a Comment
Yes, A La Vieille Russie, the renowned New York antiques gallery specializing in pre-Revolutionary Russian treasures and which bought and sold many of the Imperial Fabergé eggs has moved to new premises and are celebrating with an exhibition which runs from 1st – 18th May: Celebrating Royal Fabergé – The Return, an exhibition of rare and important works of art by Fabergé. The works have just returned to ALVR from loan to the museum exhibition, Royal Fabergé, at the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts in Norwich, England, which also included 65 loans from the Queen.
For 56 years, the ALVR boutique was situated on the corner of 59th Street and Fifth Avenue in retail space of the historic Sherry Netherland Hotel, and they have now reopened just one block away at 745 Fifth Avenue in a glorious second story space with spectacular wraparound windows and views of Bergdorf Goodman, The Plaza Hotel, Central Park and their old corner of The Sherry Netherland.
A La Vieille Russie, 745 Fifth Avenue, Suite 415. The exhibition is open to the public, no appointment necessary, from 11:00am to 4:00pm Monday – Friday.
The image above shows, from left to right:
Fabergé Daphne Flower, 1910, gold, nephrite, enamel, diamonds, rock crystal; Fabergé Cigarette Case, 1910, gold, enamel, rose diamonds; Fabergé Elephant Stamp Moistener, 1895, Silver