• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    A Porcelain Table Service

    BY THE KORNILOV FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, 1903-1917

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    A Porcelain Table Service
    By the Kornilov Factory, St. Petersburg, 1903-1917
    Comprising a teapot and cover; a sugar bowl and cover; two cream jugs; a compote; an oval two-handled bowl; a circular four-handled bowl; a kovsh-form dish; 12 dinner plates; 12 soup plates; 11 salad plates; 11 side plates; 10 bread-and-butter plates; a two-handled plate; 18 cups in two sizes, including 2 with two handles; 10 demitasse cups; 18 saucers in two sizes; and 10 demitasse saucers, all decorated after a design by Ivan Bilibin with cartouches of birds, fish and animals alternating with trees, the handles and spout formed as horses, marked under bases with overglaze factory mark, inscribed 'Made in Russia by Kornilow Bros.' and numbered '245', the teapot numbered '218'
    The dinner plates 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diameter (121)


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