12 - 13 October 2009
A SMALL PORCELAIN FIGURE OF 'MARIE'
by the Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, early 19th century
Realistically modelled and painted, the figure of a woman playing a drum, on an elevated base, inscribed 'Marie', marked under base with impressed Cyrillic 'Gardner' and Moscow coat of arms marks and figure '10' and two blue underglaze dots
2½ in. (6.2 cm.) high
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