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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 140

    A Porcelain Vase

    IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855)

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Vase
    Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-1855)
    Of elongated baluster form, with trumpet neck and clover-shaped rim, the lobed body gilt-decorated with leafy branches on a blue ground, the lower section with sprigged white coral and flowerheads, on a circular foot, marked under foot with underglaze blue cipher, with indistinct gilt Cyrillic signature
    9 3/8 in. (23.9 cm.) high


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    For a white-ground vase of identical form from the Coral Service, see Imperatorskii Farforovyi Zavod 1744-1904, St. Petersburg, 2003, unnumbered central color insert, illustrated.