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579

A bourgeois woman selling her wares at a market: a Soviet porcelain figure, after a design by Brusketti-Mitrokhina, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1919

VAT standard rate

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

A bourgeois woman selling her wares at a market: a Soviet porcelain figure, after a design by Brusketti-Mitrokhina, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1919

A bourgeois woman selling her wares at a market: a Soviet porcelain figure, after a design by Brusketti-Mitrokhina, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1919

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

A bourgeois woman selling her wares at a market: a Soviet porcelain figure, after a design by Brusketti-Mitrokhina, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1919


the figure standing wearing a purple coat, black fishnet veil, white and green hat and white skirt, holding embroidered garments, a teddy bear at her feet, a painted banner on the base inscribed 'the Year 1919' in Cyrillic, inscribed under the base in black KNP in Cyrillic, 1918-1923, 94/33, impressed IK in Cyrillic, indistinct green marks

height 28cm; 11 in.

The head of the figure has been broken, a crack over the base - restored and retouched. Discoloration is observed on the base.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Mikhail Alexeyevich Sergeev (1888-1965), scientist and economist, one of the first commissars of the State Bank of the USSR

Private Collection

Christie's London, 26 November 2018, lot 253