12 - 13 October 2009
AN EXTREMELY RARE PORCELAIN FIGURE OF 'THE GIRL WITH THE BROKEN JUG'
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, 1817-1820
On a circular base, the seated figure with ciselé gilt detailing to her kokoshnik and blue sarafan, holding in one hand the handle of the broken jug, and in the other a kerchief, a circular basket beside her, with a detachable pounce pot in one side, on naturalistic ground, inscribed under base 'II W 1'
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high
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For a similar but incomplete model of this figure see:
G. Agarkhova, N. Petrova, 250 Years of Lomonosov Porcelain Manufacture St Petersburg 1744-1994, Desertina, 1994, p. 41, illustrated.
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