27 November 2013
POPOV, MOSCOW, FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
Height of the teapot 14 cm, the tray 31.5 by 23.5 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Galerie 7, le Louvre des Antiquaires, Paris, 1994.
Related literature: For similar works, see V.V. Znamenov (ed.), Chastnye farforovye zavody Rossiyskoi Imperii. 1756–1917, St Petersburg, Moscow, 2011, p. 163.
Comprising an egg-shaped lidded coffee-pot on spreading foot with a flared gilt rim and spout, the scroll handle with wing detail, an egg-shaped lidded sugar bowl on spreading foot with two short handles, two cups with flared rims and scroll handles, two saucers, and one shaped rectangular tray with integral handles, each with pale turquoise painted lower body, the lids with gilt bud finials, the saucers and tray with turquoise centre, the cups with gilt interiors, the white ground with a continuous stylised gilt foliate border and gilt rims, with manufactory marks under bases.
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