• 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 329

    A set of eight porcelain cups and saucers

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I

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    A set of eight porcelain cups and saucers
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Nicholas I
    Each shaped cup on a spreading circular foot, the body painted with bouquets of garden and wild flowers and floral sprays against the lilac reserve, with a band of moulded gilt flower-heads beneath, gilt band interiors, scroll and shell handles, the saucers similarly painted, all with undulating gilt rims, marked under bases with blue underglaze crowned cypher 'N I'
    the cups: 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) high; saucers 5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter (16)


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