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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer

    BY THE BATENIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1826

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer
    by the Batenin Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1826
    Cylindrical with flared rim, the gilt body decorated with two rectangular cartouches, one depicting a multi-coloured biblical scene of a Saint Christian preacher with a green cloak and a staff and a girl in a pink dress with a brown cloak, the second cartouche with a gilt ciselé design, the handle with a moulded medallion scroll containing a star, the gilt circular saucer with Cyrillic monogram 'ADB' in the centre and the date in Cyrillic '1826, 30th August', with gilt foliate design, apparently unmarked
    Cup 4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) high with handle, saucer 6½ in. (16.4 cm.) diameter (2)


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