• 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 57

    A covered porcelain kvas jug

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1780S

    Price Realised  

    A covered porcelain kvas jug
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, 1780s
    Of cylindrical form with pointed spout, the body painted on both sides with multi-coloured bouquets of flowers, the upper border decorated with a garland of cornflowers, the handle simulating two twisted branches, the domed cover decorated with a garland of cornflowers and with bud finial, gilt detail, marked under base with dark blue overglaze 'E II', dot and red overglaze star
    9½ in. (24.2 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 100.


    Exhibited

    Sèvres, Musée céramique de Sèvres, Exposition de céramiques russes anciennes, April - October 1929, Paris, number 66.