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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A Porcelain Group Of Figures

    BY THE POPOV FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Porcelain Group Of Figures
    by the Popov Factory, Moscow, circa 1840
    Realistically modelled, a gypsy lady, sitting, reading the palm of a young girl, standing, at the foot of a hill at the top of which is a castle ruin, the gypsy wearing a green skirt and yellow apron, red top, blue shawl and white head-scarf, the young girl in a white blouse and blue dress, marked under base with impressed Cyrillic initials 'AP'
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high


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