4 June 2014
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, LATE 1810–1820s
Height 17.5 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons, Sotheby’s Olympia London, 22 May 2003, lot 220.
Realistically modelled, wearing a purple turban headscarf, and pale pistachio-coloured coat with fur neckpiece over a patterned white dress and carrying a bundle of books in each hand, standing on a square naturalistic base, with stamped and underglaze manufactory mark.
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