• 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 357

    A rare enamelled shallow dish

    VELIKII USTIUG, CIRCA 1750-1760

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    A rare enamelled shallow dish
    Velikii Ustiug, circa 1750-1760
    Rectangular, with a scalloped border, the copper body enamelled overall in blue, the oval centre decorated with a basket of silver flowers, the border similarly decorated with stylized sprays of silver flowers, with a silver line rim, apparently unmarked
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long


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    For comparable enamelware from Velikii Ustiug from the mid 18th century, see N. V. Kalyazina, G. Kamelova et al., Russian Enamels of the XII-XX Centuries from the Collection of the State Hermitage, Leningrad, 1987, pl. 106, 108-109, 111.

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