• 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 206

    TWO PORCELAIN FIGURES OF WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND A FIGURE OF A WANDERER

    BY THE POPOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO PORCELAIN FIGURES OF WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND A FIGURE OF A WANDERER
    by the Popov Porcelain Factory, Moscow, 19th century
    Realistically modelled, the first depicting a Finnish woman in traditional costume, several strands of beads, on a shaped base, marked under base with incised and blue underglaze Cyrillic monogram 'AP'; together with a scent-bottle formed as a female figure, her tall hat serving as the detachable cover, on a raised shaped rectangular base with gilt rim, marked under base with incised 'H', traces of blue mark; the third smaller figure of a wanderer in pink coat and blue hat, supporting himself on his wooden stick, on a shaped naturalistic base decorated with applied flowers, marked under base with blue underglaze Cyrillic monogram 'AP' and painted with brown overglaze '58'
    the first figure 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high and smaller
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