• 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 232

    AN EXTREMELY RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF 'THE GIRL WITH THE BROKEN JUG'

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, 1817-1820

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    AN EXTREMELY RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF 'THE GIRL WITH THE BROKEN JUG'
    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, 1817-1820
    On a circular base, the seated figure with ciselé gilt detailing to her kokoshnik and blue sarafan, holding in one hand the handle of the broken jug, and in the other a kerchief, a circular basket beside her, with a detachable pounce pot in one side, on naturalistic ground, inscribed under base 'II W 1'
    8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high


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    For a similar but incomplete model of this figure see:
    G. Agarkhova, N. Petrova, 250 Years of Lomonosov Porcelain Manufacture St Petersburg 1744-1994, Desertina, 1994, p. 41, illustrated.

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