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A TWO-HANDED PORCELAIN CUP, PROBABLY IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1820

UK: Greenford Park WarehouseVAT reduced rate

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

A TWO-HANDED PORCELAIN CUP, PROBABLY IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1820

A TWO-HANDED PORCELAIN CUP, PROBABLY IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1820

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

A TWO-HANDED PORCELAIN CUP, PROBABLY IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1820


applied with a porcelain profile of Emperor Alexander I, the body decorated with a gilt lattice and dot pattern, unmarked

9.8cm, 3⅞in. high 


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Overall in good condition.

With wear and scratches to the surfaces, especially to the gilt areas. The cornucopia-shaped handles likely restored at the bottom.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Christie's London, November 2013, lot 302

For a comparable design from this period, please see A.Lansere, Russian Porcelain, The art of the first Russian porcelain works, Leningrad, no.112.