26 November 2012
A CERAMIC GLAZED BOWL
ABRAMTSEVO, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Of tapering circular form with moulded upright handles, on raised circular foot, the upper part moulded to imitate waves, the handles in the form of a fish, with an overall blue glaze, marked with impressed 'Abramtsevo' mark under base
12¼ in. (31.2 cm.) wide across handles
The family of the artist.
By descent to the present owner.
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This bowl appears in Maria Iakunchikova's pyrogravure Oranges (lot 14).
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