• 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 62

    A porcelain cover from a tureen from the Yacht Service

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1784-1787

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    A porcelain cover from a tureen from the Yacht Service
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, 1784-1787
    Of oval form, the domed body painted with a band of a stylized gilt and purple design with green garland swags and with a stylized border of medallions, with gilt rim, apparently unmarked
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) long; 6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.) high


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    Literature

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