5 June 2019
Two Porcelain Figurines of a Peasant Woman Spinning and an Old Man Making a Bast Shoe
POPOV MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1830–1840s
Height of the woman 14 cm, of the man 15 cm.
Realistically modelled and painted, a seated figure of a man wearing a traditional Russian belted kaftan shirt, blue trousers, making a bast shoe; a seated figure of an old woman, wearing a blue sarafan with a white head scarf, sitting on a wooden chest, both on rectangular bases painted with floor boards, with blue underglaze and impressed manufactory mark.
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.