7 July 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,058
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Soviet porcelain Coffee-can and Saucer
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1889-1917, with State Porcelain Factiry marks, 1922, painted by Ekaterina Iakimovskaia
The can cylindrical with spreading rim, the body painted in purple with a maiden at a well and a milk maid in rural setting, with scroll handle, the saucer with rural paraphanalia, after a design by Mikhail Adamovich, within ochre borders, marked on bases
the saucer 5½in. (14.2cm.) diam.
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