30 November 2015
A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF MOTHER AND A CHILD
BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1870-1880s
Realistically modelled and painted as a woman wearing a purple dress, black coat and a green kerchief, holding a baby and a bundle, on a naturalistic circular base, apparently unmarked, with later Russian inscription under base 'Ukraine, Stalino 24/09/1943 P.S.'
9½ in. (24 cm.) high
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For a similar model, see V.A. Popov, Russian Porcelain: Private Factories, Leningrad, 1980, no. 203.
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