12 - 13 October 2009
A porcelain pedestal
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Elizabeth I, late 1750s-early 1760s
Of shaped pedestal form, with an opening on top, the four corners with moulded rocaille, the body painted with multi-coloured bouquets of flowers, with gilt detail and rim, marked with incised circle and arrow and a black overglaze Imperial double-headed eagle.
2 3/8 in. (5.9 cm.) high
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Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 60.
The pedestal served as a base for figurines and small vases.
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