5 June 2013
GARDNER, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1785.
28 by 29.5 cm (including handles).
Related Literature: For similar works see, V. Znamenov (ed.), Chastnye farforovye zavody Rossiyskoi Imperii. 1756-1917 (Private Porcelain Manufactories of the Russian Empire. 1756-1917), St Petersburg Orkestr, 2011, p. 46-48.
The openwork basket, decorated with the ribbons and two crosses of the order of St Vladimir and foliage motifs, the cavetto painted with the star of the Order, with green twisted handles, gilt rim, base and vertical elements of the basket, marked under base with black factory mark.
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* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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