12 - 13 October 2009
A RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A WOMAN
By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Paul I
Realistically modelled and painted, her right hand raised to her face, on a circular gilt base with ciselé decoration, the head of the woman pierced to form a scent-bottle, marked on the left side of the base with underglaze blue cypher Cyrillic 'P'
6 in. (15.3 cm.) high
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