• 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 515

    A PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER WITH VIEW OF THE MOSCOW KREMLIN

    BY THE SÈVRES PORCELAIN FACTORY, CIRCA 1812

    Price Realised  

    A PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER WITH VIEW OF THE MOSCOW KREMLIN
    BY THE SÈVRES PORCELAIN FACTORY, circa 1812
    The cylindrical cup finely painted with a panoramic view of The Kremlin across the Moskva River, on gilt ground, painted with a green palmate around the handle terminal, and inscribed in gilt under base, the saucer painted with green classical decoration, the white ground octagonal centre with a rosette and ribbon-tied laurel swags, on gold ground, the burnished border with oak leaf and greek key pattern banding, marked under bases, in red 'M. Imp.le/de Sevres/1812.', and inscribed 'SD' 'SM' under the cup and '116' 't' beneath the saucer
    the cup 2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm.) high
    The inscription reads 'Vue du Kremlin et de ses environs a Moskow.'


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    Literature

    Moscow, State Historical Museum, War and Peace 1812, an Exhibition
    from private domestic and foreign Collections
    , December 2008-March 2009, no. 329 (6), illustrated p. 204.


    Exhibited

    Moscow, State Historical Museum, War and Peace 1812, an Exhibition from private domestic and foreign Collections, December 2008 - March 2009, no. 328 (5).