• 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 390

    A PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER

    BY THE SIPIAGIN PORCELAIN FACTORY, CIRCA 1820-1850

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    A PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER
    by the Sipiagin Porcelain Factory, circa 1820-1850
    The cylindrical cup painted with the seated muse Euterpe in a rocky landscape, within a reserve, with a gilt border against a brown background decorated with two musical trophies painted en grisaille depicting a laurel branch, a trumpet, and a sheet of music, gilt interior and scroll foliate handle similarly decorated with raised border, saucer with musical emblem, gilt border, the saucer marked with blue underglaze 'S', incised 'I' and painted in gilt overglaze 'Euterpe', the cup incised with 'S' and another scrolled character
    the cup: 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) high


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