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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 163

    A Pair Of Powder-Cases In The Form Of Porcelain Figures In Eastern Dress

    BY THE GARDNER FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1835

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    A Pair Of Powder-Cases In The Form Of Porcelain Figures In Eastern Dress
    by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1835
    Each realistically modelled in Eastern dress, sitting cross-legged on a white ground cushion with gilt corner-tassels and on a white and pink ground base, the lady wearing a white dress, light blue trousers, pink regal coat with wide sleeves and gilt detail, and red pointed slippers, the gentleman with moustache and small beard raising one fist, wearing a blue regal coat with wide sleeves, pink trousers and red pointed slippers, marked under base with red Imperial double-headed eagle with the Cyrillic signature in an oval 'Gardner Factory in Moscow', inside the oval
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high, base 2 in. (5.1 cm.) x 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) (2)


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