30 November 2015
A PORCELAIN VASE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1910
Of gourd-shape, painted overall with purple chestnut blossom and leaves, marked under base with green factory mark, also with incised numeral '12' under base
13 in. (33 cm.) high
Acquired by the grandparents of the present owner in Russia before 1917.
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For similar vases, see N. B. von Wolf (ed. V.V. Znamenov), Imperatorskii Farforovyi Zavod, 1744-1904, St Petersburg, 2008, pp. 664-667.
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