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25 Nov 2012

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AFTER THE 1871 MODEL BY AUGUST SPIESS,  IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881)

557. A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A YOUNG WOMAN WITH NESTING DOVES

AFTER THE 1871 MODEL BY AUGUST SPIESS, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881) .

Height 50 cm.
15,000–20,000


Related literature: For similar works, see V.V. Znamenov (ed.). Imperatorskiy Farforovyi Zavod. 1744-1904 (Imperial Porcelain Manufactory. 1744-1904), St Petersburg, Global View, 2008, p. 527.

Standing on the round base, depicting a young girl in a classical tunic, turning towards a tree stump with nesting doves on top, inscribed with a signature and dated, further inscribed “Mikhail Dolodugin” in Cyrillic and numbered “N11” under base, with green Imperial cipher for Alexander II.


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.