*504. A RARE BISCUIT PORCELAIN DOUBLE CANDLESTICK HOLDER
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, MID 19TH CENTURY
Height 19 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Pictures, Works of Art and Icons, Sotheby’s Olympia London, 20 May 2005, lot 246.
A barefooted girl, wearing a patterned lilac-coloured skirt and white chemise, riding astride a grey horse between two candlestick holders modelled as birch-trees, impressed and stamped with red manufactory marks.