6 June 2018
An Amusing Porcelain Desk Stand in the Form of an Izba
POPOV MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, MID 19TH CENTURY
17 by 14.5 cm.
Realistically modelled, with pitched roof, chimney and log walls, a peasant woman emerging from the front door, fitted with a removable bucket–form inkwell, barrel–form pounce pot and a wagon wheel fitted as a pen rest, with blue underglaze and impressed manufactory marks.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.