• 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 234

    A PORCELAIN TEA-CADDY

    BY THE POPOV PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PORCELAIN TEA-CADDY
    by the Popov Porcelain Factory, Moscow, 19th century
    Of hexagonal form, the sides and shoulders with green bordered reserves, the sides with male and female figures in traditional Chinese costumes, two stylized flower sprays and large Chinese calligraphy characters, the shoulders painted with two butterflies, another insect and three Chinese characters, the circular detachable cover painted with a stylized floral spray, gilt rims, marked under base with red Chinese export overglaze lattice mark
    6¼ in. (17.2 cm.) high


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