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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    A Porcelain Presentation Cup And Saucer

    BY THE POPOV FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Porcelain Presentation Cup And Saucer
    by the Popov Factory, Moscow, circa 1850
    Of tapering cylindrical form, the cobalt ground painted body decorated en grisaille with an oval medallion depicting a panorama of the Kremlin, the Moscow canal and the Bolshoi Kamenni Bridge, framed within a gilt band, with a gilt stylized rocaille design on the cobalt ground, the gilt handle simulating entwined branches, the domed cover similarly decorated with a view of the Bolshoi Theatre, with gilt bud finial, the circular saucer with a white ground centre and similar gilt rocaille design on the cobalt ground body, gilt rims, marked under base with blue Cyrillic monogram 'AP'
    Cup 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high with cover, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diameter, saucer 6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.) diameter (2)


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