Sale 12CN01 | Lot 396

Russian Porcelain Basket from the Service of the Order of St. Vladimir

Catalogue: Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings
Russian Porcelain Basket from the Service of the Order of St. Vladimir

Lot Details

Lot 396
Russian Porcelain Basket from the Service of the Order of St. Vladimir
Imperial Porcelain Factory, Moscow, period of Catherine II, circa 1783-85
Of oval form, the pierced exterior molded with a ribbon and cross representing the Order and intertwined garland, the interior painted with the star of the Order including the motto 'Usefulness, Honor and Glory,' with two woven branch-form handles, marked E under base with blue underglaze. Length 13 1/4 inches.
Provenance:
Property of a Russian Diplomat to the United Nations, Moscow/New York


Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Very scratched on interior and base. Center of cross scratched out on one side. Gilding is very worn. Light scratches to exterior enamel.


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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $37,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 10am EST
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