Door from the entrance of the house where the first president of Russia lived for several years Boris Yeltsin, will be put up for auction for 1.5 million rubles, among other 220 lots. The event will take place on December 14 in the new branch of the Litfond auction house, located in Yekaterinburg. This is reported by Interfax.
They will offer to purchase the front door from the entrance of house number 2 on 8 March Street, where Yeltsin lived from 1972 to 1977. The auction itself will be dedicated to rarities associated with people who “left a historical and cultural mark on the Ural region” – from Peter the Great to the famous sculptor Russia Ernst Neizvestny.
The most expensive lot of the upcoming auction will be the stone-cut composition “Polar bears on an ice floe”, made of jade, rock crystal, diamonds and platinum in the workshop Carla Faberge in 1909. Its starting price will be 40 million rubles.
In the spring of 2023 for auction in St. Petersburg exhibited six-room apartment in which the writer lived in 1914-1917 Maksim Gorky. The property, located on the top floor of a six-story building built in the Northern Art Nouveau style, belongs to a private individual. After announcing the starting price of 75 million rubles and discussing the upcoming auction in the press, the owner withdrew the apartment from auction and talk turned to organizing a museum of literary classics in it, wrote newspaper KP.RU.https://musicnewsfirst.com/