• 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 224

    A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A WOMAN

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF PAUL I

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    A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A WOMAN
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Paul I
    Realistically modelled and painted, her right hand raised to her face, on a circular gilt base with ciselé decoration, the head of the woman pierced to form a scent-bottle, marked on the left side of the base with underglaze blue cypher Cyrillic 'P'
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) high


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