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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer

    BY THE GARDNER FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer
    by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1780
    Of tapering cylindrical form, on conforming foot, the body decorated with two cartouches, one depicting a multi-coloured biblical scene of the arrest of a preacher, the second cartouche with a gilt ciselé design, with scroll handle, the circular saucer similarly decorated, marked under bases with dark blue underglaze, and on the saucer with Cyrillic signature 'GARDNER'
    Cup 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high with handle, saucer 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) diameter


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