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    Sale 7598

    Russian Art

    11 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 356

    A porcelain figure of the hazel grouse vendor

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II

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    A porcelain figure of the hazel grouse vendor
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Catherine II
    A porcelain model of a hazel grouse seller, wearing a light blue coat, fur-trimmed hat and black gloves, with a bast-weave pack on his back, holding a hazel grouse in his left hand, marked under base
    8¼ in. (20.5 cm.) high


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    The same model is illustrated in black and white (N.B. von Wol'f, The Imperial Porcelain Factory 1744-1904, St. Petersburg, 2003 [1906], p. 68, pl. 84.)

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