26 November 2014
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1840s
Height 8.5 cm.
Realistically modelled, a peasant boy sitting astride the pipe, wearing a white tunic and purple Scythian cap accompanied by two peasant girls, one with a yellow apron operating the pump liver, the other dressed with a white apron helping fill the bucket, on a circular shaped naturalistic base, with impressed manufactory marks, further numbered ‘98’.
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.