8 June 2011
POPOV, MOSCOW, FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
Height 21.5 cm.
Related literature: For similar works, see L.Nikiforova, Russian Porcelain in the Hermitage Collection, Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers, 1973, ill. 107.
Askos form decorated with flowers inside the stylised blue cartouches, the lower part moulded in a form of a scallop shell embellished with gilt ornament on blue background, red-orange handle formed as entwined coral, stamped under base with blue factory mark and numbered "27".
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