9 June 2009
A large ox-blood glazed porcelain vase
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas II, 1898, with gilt overglaze '1901.'
Of gourd-shape, the exterior with ox-blood glaze including blue tones, gilt rim under base, marked under base, with further inscription in yellow: A A [or Cyrillic D] M 3977
15 in. (38 cm.) high
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