12 - 13 October 2009
A porcelain figure of a flower seller
by the Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, 1790-1800s
Realistically modelled, a figure of a young woman wearing a white shirt and a purple bodice, striped shirt with an apron, black shoes with a buckle in the shape of a 'forget-me-not' and a black hat, holding in her hands a garland of purple and red flowers, on a naturalistic circular base, marked under base with blue underglaze Cyrillic 'G'
7 3/8 in. (18.5 cm.) high
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Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 192.
A similar figure may be found in the collection of the Kuskovo Museum.
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