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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 175

    A Porcelain Covered Drinking Mug

    BY THE GARDNER FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Covered Drinking Mug
    by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1780
    Of cylindrical form, formed as a Turkish woman's head, wearing a multi-coloured patterned turban with relief blue jewel and pearl decoration and pearl beading, the cover painted as the top of the turban with dark pink rose finial, marked under base with blue underglaze 'G'
    5¾ in. (14.8 cm.) high


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    For a similar drinking mug see:
    V. Popov, Russian Porcelain. Private Factories, Leningrad, 1980, illustration 75.

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