• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    A Porcelain Inkwell

    BY THE MIKLASHEVSKY FACTORY, CHERNIGOV, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A Porcelain Inkwell
    By the Miklashevsky Factory, Chernigov, mid-19th century
    Modeled as a man in eighteenth-century costume playing a shawm, seated next to a gushing fountain from which a bird is drinking, on a rocaille-shaped square base painted in faux marble, the removable cover with a flower finial, marked under base with the combined initials AM in overglaze red
    7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) high


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