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    Sale 7630

    Russian Works of Art

    24 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 13

    Two Porcelain Plates

    SÈVRES FACTORY, GREEN PRINTED LOZENGE 'S74' FOR 1874, PRINTED 'RF' MONOGRAM GILDING MARK FOR 1876, SIGNED IN CYRILLIC 'I POKHITONOV'

    Price Realised  

    Two Porcelain Plates
    Sèvres Factory, green printed lozenge 'S74' for 1874, printed 'RF' monogram gilding mark for 1876, signed in Cyrillic 'I Pokhitonov'
    Circular, the first painted with two figures on a park alley-way; the second with a coastal scene, within a gilt cavetto band, the pale blue border with a gilt rim, marked under bases
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter (2)


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    For a similar plate see exhibition catalogue Première Année, Salon de 1879, Paris, Palais des Champs-Elysées, 1879, no. 4395.
    Similar plates were sold in Tableaux, études, Dessins du Peintre Ivan Pokitonow, Collection de Madame E. de W. et Monsieur B. Wulfert-Pokitonow, Salle des Chiroux, Liège, 17 November, 1925

    Our thanks to Tamara Préaud, head archivist at the Manufacture de Sèvres, and Olivier Bertrand, the author of forthcoming catalogue raisonné on Pokhitonov, for their asistance in researching this lot.

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    Provenance

    General Nicolas Seliverstov.
    Then by descent to the present owner.