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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    A Porcelain Cup and Saucer

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Cup and Saucer
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1840
    Of tapering cylindrical form, on conforming foot, the white ground body decorated on both sides with a multi-coloured exotic bird against a green landscape, framed within a moulded gilt rocaille cartouche, the body further painted with multi-coloured garlands of flowers and with gilt rocaille designs, the handle and inside gilded, the circular saucer similarly decorated, with gilt rims, marked under base with dark blue underglaze Cyrillic monogram 'N I' beneath the Imperial Russian crown
    Cup 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, saucer 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) diameter (2)


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