24 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A large ceramic group including a porcelain jug and a large porcelain mug
Coalport; Ridgway; German; Terikhov & Kiselev; Kuznetsov; Gardner; Wedgwood, all 19th century
A bombé jug printed and painted with 'Cossacks flying to Annoy', the reverse with 'Cossack mode of Attack'; a large cylindrical mug with 'Russian mode of Attack', both inscribed under base; a tea-pot and stand printed with the 'Don Cossack' and 'Cossack Mode of Attack'; a pipe painted with Friedrich Wilhelm III and Alexander I, metal mounts, both unmarked; a cup and saucer painted with flowers on blue ground, marked under bases; a saucer printed with Alexander I; a cup and saucer with Cossacks; a miniature tea-pot with a picture-seller and a peasant on a sled, all apparently unmarked; four plates with boyar scenes, three marked under base; two plates showing Alexander I and Napoleon at Tilsit; another with Napoleon, all marked under bases; a plate with a Cossack, after Orlovskii; another with two soldiers holding a portrait of Alexander I; and two ceramic plates with views of the Kremlin and the monument of Vorontsov, all apparently unmarked
The jug 7 in. (17.8 cm.), the mug 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) high (24)
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Alexander Ossipovich Orlovskii (1777-1832) became court painter to Alexander I in 1812. His popular military engravings were published in London by by Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834).
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