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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 73

    A group of ceramics including a rare drabware jug and a Grace mug

    RIDGWAY, CIRCA 1815; WORCESTER, CIRCA 1815-1820; ENGLISH, CIRCA 1815; PROBABLY LIVERPOOL, 1805-1810; HOPE & CORTE BURSLEM, 1862-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A group of ceramics including a rare drabware jug and a Grace mug
    Ridgway, circa 1815; Worcester, circa 1815-1820; English, circa 1815; probably Liverpool, 1805-1810; Hope & Corte Burslem, 1862-1880
    The baluster-shaped jug with spout and handle formed as a serpent, transfer printed with the 'Don Cossack' and the 'Ural Mountain Cossack'; a Grace cup, the large cylindrical mug painted with a Don Cossack, both after Ackermann's prints after Orlovskii, mug inscribed and marked under base; a circular deep bowl on gilded spreading foot, printed and painted with Cossacks, with a ciséle outer rim and gilt interior; a saucer printed with General Platov, after Antonio Maltenio; two cups and two saucers, a dish and a plate, each printed in black with Cossacks, apparently unmarked; a cream-ware jug printed in iron-red with 'The Govenor of Europe stopped his career' after Ansell, the reverse with inscription 'Success to the Volunteers'; a porcelain plate with a transfer print view of the Archangel Cathedral, both apparently unmarked; a soup bowl printed in blue with a monument of Vorontsev and city views, marked under base
    The Worcester mug 6 in. (15.3 cm.), the cups 2¼ in. (5.4 cm.) (13)


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    The print by Ansell entitled The Governor of Europe stopped in his career' and depicting John Bull preventing Bonaparte from crossing the Channel, was published by Fores in 1803.

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