• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 274

    A PORCELAIN BUST OF EMPEROR ALEXANDER I

    BY THE FÜRSTENBERG PORCELAIN FACTORY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PORCELAIN BUST OF EMPEROR ALEXANDER I
    by the Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory, 19th century
    Realistically modelled, a biscuit porcelain bust of the Emperor depicted in uniform and wearing the sash and star of the order of St Andrew, on the fluted column-like socle, mounted on a glazed hexagonal plinth, the bust inscribed on the back: 'Alexander I./K.a.R.', marked under socle 'W' 'No: II.', further marked with incised '2' and 'J' under hexagonal rim of the base and blue underglaze mark and letter 'Z' and embossed 'O' inside base
    the bust with plinth: 11 1/8 in. (28.7 cm.) high


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