12 - 13 October 2009
A PORCELAIN TEA-SET
by the Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, first half 19th century
Comprising a tea-pot, milk jug, two-handled covered sugar bowl of hexagonal form and three cups and five saucers of octagonal form, with gilded necks and shaped handles, the deep brown bodies painted with continuous snowy landscapes depicting ruins and a town with figures, all with white ground gilt scroll and foliage border, marked under bases with blue underglaze 'G'
the tea-pot: 8 7/8 in. (22.4 cm.) high (11)
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