• 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 70

    A porcelain cream-jug

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, LATE 1780S-1796

    Price Realised  

    A porcelain cream-jug
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, late 1780s-1796
    Of pear-shaped form, on a low circular base with pointed spout, the body painted on both sides with a purple rose, the handle simulating twisted branches, the rim and parts of the handle painted in brown, marked under base with dark blue underglaze 'E II' and dot
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 96.