27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

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GARDNER, MOSCOW, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

423. A PORCELAIN CUP AND SAUCER WITH A PORTRAIT OF TSAR ALEXANDER I

GARDNER, MOSCOW, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Height of the cup 6.5 cm, diameter of the saucer 14 cm.
4,000–6,000 GBP


Painted with a full-length portrait of Alexander I in uniform on the Neva embankment opposite St. Peter and Paul’s fortress, after a portrait possibly by Orlovsky, the white body with silver and gilt-tooled flower garlands draped over a reeded border, blue factory marks under base.


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* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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