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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer

    BY THE BATENIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer
    by the Batenin Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1825
    Bulbous, on conforming foot and with flared flat rim, the body decorated with a continuous cartouche depicting a multi-coloured landscape scene with a lake, a palace with a white Russian flag on a flagpole situated by the lake, a mooring wall and a bridge which joins the palace with the shore, with figures in the foreground, the upper and lower borders of the body with gilt ciselé, the inside three-quarters gilt, the handle with gilt relief, the circular saucer fully gilded with the exception of the white ground base with an inscription in French Histoire et Cartouche, apparently unmarked
    Cup 4¼ in. (10/9 cm.) high with handle, saucer 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm) diameter (2)


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