2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Russian Porcelain Figurine of a Scolding Seamstress

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A Russian Porcelain Figurine of a Scolding Seamstress


1,500-2,000 GBP


GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1810–1840s

Height 12.5 cm.


Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons, Sotheby’s Olympia London, 23 May 2002, lot 213.

Realistically modelled, wearing a floral printed white dress with a pink apron and light blue headscarf, standing argumentatively with hands on her hips beside a wicker basket, on a circular shaped naturalistic base, with impressed manufactory mark.

A Russian Porcelain Figurine of a Scolding Seamstress

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.