*505. A PORCELAIN FIGURINE OF THE SCOLDING SEAMSTRESS
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1810–1840s
Height 12.5 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons, Sotheby’s Olympia London, 23 May 2002, lot 213.
Realistically modelled, wearing a floral printed white dress with a pink apron and light blue headscarf, standing argumentatively with hands on her hips beside a wicker basket on a circular shaped naturalistic base, with impressed manufactory mark.