12 - 13 October 2009
TWO SMALL PORCELAIN FIGURES OF AN OTTOMAN MAN AND WOMAN
by the Popov Porcelain Factory, Moscow, 19th century
Both figures realistically modelled and painted, the first figure of a bearded Turk in a brown coat, standing on a square base; the second depicting a female Turk wearing an elaborate costume, standing on a square base with gilt rim and dot border, the first marked under base with incised and blue underglaze Cyrillic monogram 'AP'; the second with the incised monogram 'AP'
2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) high and slightly smaller (2)
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