Sotheby's upcoming Russian Art sale presents a wealth of exciting works from important private collections. Among the auction highlights is a group of paintings by Pavel Tchelitchew from the collection of the late American actress Ruth Ford (1911-2009) as well as an incredibly rare group of 86 works by the Ukrainian 'Society of Independent Artists' from the distinguished collection of Yakov Pereman. The sale also features important works by artists such as Boris Grigoriev, Natalia Goncharova and Yuri Pimenov. A section devoted to decorative art features a stunning collection of 40 works by Fabergé, unseen on the market for several decades, from the Estate of Frances H. Jones. Other highlights include two rare Russian Imperial Porcelain Vases, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas I and an Imperial Order of the White Eagle, Eduard, St. Petersburg, circa 1906-1908.