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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 185

    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer


    Price Realised  


    A Porcelain Cup And Saucer
    by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1815
    Of tapering cylindrical form, on conforming foot and with everted rim, the body decorated with a cartouche depicting a multi-coloured pastoral scene of a young girl sitting on a rock next to a tortoise and holding a spear, framed around three-quarters with a gilt cisee border, the body further decorated with a gilt ciselé design, the circular saucer with alternating circular bands of gilt ciselé design on pink and white ground, marked under base with an incised circle
    Cup 4½ in. (11.6 cm.) high, saucer 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter (2)

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