Mark Moehrke is Vice President and Director of the Russian Works of Art Department at Doyle New York. (https://doyle.com/specialists/mark-moehrke)
An eighteen-year auction veteran and internationally recognized specialist in Fabergé and Russian works of art, Mark has broad experience working with private collectors, distinguished institutions and members of the trade. Mark has served as an independent advisor to private collectors and institutions, assisting with new acquisitions and collections management.
Prior to joining Doyle, Mark spent a decade as Vice President, Director and Head of Russian Works of Art at Christie’s, where he was responsible for a number of highly successful sales in New York and London. These include the Imperial Diamond Trellis Egg (New York, private sale); an important and previously undiscovered Fabergé imperial presentation snuff box with portrait miniature (London, £937,250), which established a new World Auction Record in the category; a rare pair of Russian porcelain vases (£1,049,250); a rare and highly important Fabergé carved carnelian figure of a gnome (New York, $1,384,000); and the collections of the descendants of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich.
Mark was Guest Curator and catalogue editor of the exhibition Unknown Fabergé: New Finds and Re-Discoveries (2016) at The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This landmark exhibition showcased more than eighty works by Fabergé, many of them previously unknown. Mark has been a featured presenter on Fabergé, including at The Wonder of Fabergé: A Study of the McFerrin Collection (2016) at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond (2018). Mark is a featured contributor to the exhibition catalogue The Art of Presentation (2019), a survey of Fabergé Imperial awards in the McFerrin Collection at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Discoveries from the Collection of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich
The Wonder of Fabergé: A Study of The McFerrin Collection
Unknown Fabergé: New Finds and Re-Discoveries
Antiques and the Arts Weekly, Around the Block
Russian Art + Culture
Doyle opens Russian Works of Art Department