• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 174

    A porcelain cup and saucer with a portrait of Grand Duke Paul Petrovich

    BY THE ROYAL BERLIN PORCELAIN FACTORY, 1780S

    Price Realised  

    A porcelain cup and saucer with a portrait of Grand Duke Paul Petrovich
    by the Royal Berlin Porcelain Factory, 1780s
    Cylindrical, the gilt body decorated with a cobalt-blue pattern simulating snake skin, one side painted en grisaille with a bust portrait of Grand Duke Pavel Petrovich I, facing left, inscribed 'PAUL.PETROVITZ. GR.DUC.DE.RUSS.', within a reserve with gilt ciselé border, the circular saucer with similarly decorated border and the centre painted en grisaille with a military trophy, marked under base with blue underglaze sceptres
    Cup 2½ in. (6.1 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 235.