12 - 13 October 2009
A porcelain covered coffee-pot
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, 1790-96
Of cylindrical form, with a tall faceted spout and circular neck, the body painted on both sides with multi-coloured bouquets of roses, with a dark blue band and entwined gilt leaf garland around the shoulder, with an intricate handle, the circular cover with cone shaped finial, gilt detail, marked under with dark blue overglaze 'E II' and dot
6½ in. (16.4 cm.) high
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