8 June 2016
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1ST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
Height of cup 6 cm, diameter of saucer 12.5 cm.
The cup finely painted with a portrait signed in black “Emp. Alexandre I” in Latin, surmounted with a gilt frame with military trophies, the main body in slate blue with gilt rims and a pearly white contour, with a scrolled gilt handle, the saucer similarly decorated with the white cavetto centered with Imperial eagles in gold, with blue underglaze manufactory marks.
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.