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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A Porcelain Figure Of A Seated Drinker

    BY THE KORNILOV BROTHERS FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Figure Of A Seated Drinker
    By the Kornilov Brothers Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1850
    Modelled sitting, the gentleman with dark long hair wearing a dark-pink frock-coat, blue breeches, black three-cornered hat and shoes, holding a red jug with beer frothing at the top, on a gilt foot, marked under with red underglaze beneath the Imperial double-headed eagle with the Cyrillic signature 'Kornilov Brothers', decorated with a figurative cartouche, beneath the cartouche the Cyrillic signature 'in St Petersburg'
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high, base 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) x 4½ in. (11.5 cm.)


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