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The Pushkin Museum, Moscow, has requested that this lot be included in their forthcoming exhibition of works from the Imperial Porcelain
N. B. von Wolf, The Imperial Porcelain Factory 1744-1904, St Petersburg, 1907, pp. 70-71, illustrations 89-91.
I. R. Bagdasarova et al., 'Heraldry in the art of Russian porcelain from the collection of the State Hermitage Museum', Exhibition catalogue, Heraldry on Russian porcelain, St Petersburg, 2008, the present covered cup and saucer listed p. 17.
B. N. Emme, Russian Artistic Porcelain, Moscow, 1950, p. 67.
Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 105.