25 November 2012
POPOV, MOSCOW, 19TH CENTURY .
Height of the coffee pot 13.5 cm, of a cup 6 cm, tray 26.5 by 26.5 cm.
Eight piece service comprising a coffee pot, lidded sugar pot, milk jug, quatrefoil-shaped tray, two cups and two saucers, the front of each piece decorated with painted cartouches containing colourful flower bouquets on a white ground, the cartouches flanked by floral sprigs on pale yellow bodies; the rims, feet and cup handles gilt-edged, the coffee pot spout and cup interiors gilded, bases stamped with blue factory marks and numbered 2 and 27.
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.