• 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 41

    A porcelain sweet-meat dish

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ELIZABETH I, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A porcelain sweet-meat dish
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Elizabeth I, circa 1750
    Of irregular shape, on four feet, the body painted with multi-coloured bouquets of flowers, gilt rim, the handle in the form of a branch has been lost, marked under base with incised circle and dot
    1 7/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high


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    A cup of this shape appeared for the first time at the Meissen Factory where it was described in 1711 as having been modelled after 'the East Asian form'.

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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 58.