30 November 2015
A PORCELAIN DOUBLE SALT
BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1790-1800s
Realistically modelled and painted as a boy sitting on two baskets formed as salts, wearing a brown jacket, a striped shirt and a black hat, on an oval base moulded with scrolls, marked under base with underglaze factory mark
5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) wide
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For a similarly designed model, see E. Ivanova, Russkii Muzei, Farfor v Rossii XVIII-XIX vekov, St Petersburg, 2003, p. 94, no. 151.
A similar model was sold Christie's, London, 1 June 2015, lot 286.
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