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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    A Porcelain Easter Egg

    PROBABLY IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, CIRCA 1840-1855

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Easter Egg
    Probably Imperial Porcelain Factory, circa 1840-1855
    With oval panel depicting The Bronze Horseman, within a ciselé border, on a gilt ground, unmarked
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high


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    For similar eggs decorated with views of St. Petersburg, see T. Kudriavtseva and H. Whitbeck, Russian Imperial Porcelain Eggs, London, 2001, p. 71, no. 38 and p. 74, no. 41, illustrated.