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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    A Very Rare Porcelain Covered Carafe


    Price Realised  


    A Very Rare Porcelain Covered Carafe
    by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1840
    Of baluster form, with a tall cylindrical neck and on a spreading gilt foot, the central body in two parts, smoothly joined in the middle and cut to simulate twelve separate petals, decorated with alternating vertical bands of white and cobalt glazed ground, covered with a gilt, stylized foliate design, the flower-head stopper similarly decorated, the gilt neck decorated with seven multi-coloured ovals and in between with little gilt kernels, marked under base with impressed Cyrillic mark 'GARDNER', 'Georgii Pobedonosets'
    7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) high

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    For a similar carafe, please see the collection of A. V. Morozova:

    V. A. Popov, Russian Porcelain. Private Factories, Leningrad, 1980, ill. 144.

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