Russian Porcelain Group of a Boy on Horseback
Gardner Manufactory, Verbilki, 1870-1880
Modeled as a barefoot boy wearing a smock and cap astride a horse, on an oval naturalistic base, printed and impressed marks under base. Height 7 1/2 inches (19 cm).
The Kanter Collection of Russian Porcelain Figures, Skinner, Boston, July 14, 2001, lot 646.
Another version of this model is illustrated in Gardner: XVIII - XIX: Porcelain Plastic Arts from Private Collections & Moscow Museums (Moscow, 2002), no. 71, p. 141. A related Gardner porcelain group of a girl on horseback was sold in these rooms May 25, 2017, lot 600.
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Length 7 inches (17.8 cm).
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