• 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 153

    A porcelain figure of an Inger peasant woman

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1780-1790

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    A porcelain figure of an Inger peasant woman
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, 1780-1790
    Realistically modelled, a figure of a woman wearing a white shirt and a pale purple buttoned tunic and long brown skirt, the traditional head-dress of similar colours, carrying a jug in her left hand, on a circular moulded naturalistic base inscribed on the back in Cyrillic 'M GERSKAYA', marked under base with incised Cyrillic 'A'
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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    This model is based on the engraving of the Inger peasant woman from:
    I. G. Georgii.

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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 181.


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Exposition d'Art Russe Ancien et Moderne, Le Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, 1928.

    Sèvres, Musée céramique de Sèvres, Exposition de ceramiques russes anciennes, April-October 1929, cat. 37, p. 2.

    London, 1935, 1 Belgrave Square, Exhibition of Russian Art, 4 June-13 July 1935, p. 39, number AK.