Russian Porcelain Figure of a Fisticuffs Fighter
Gardner Manufactory, Verbilki, 1830s-1840s
Modeled as a peasant man in a white tunic in a fighting stance, on rectangular naturalistic base with rocaille molded border, impressed marks and incised numeral under base. Height 7 1/2 inches (19 cm).
A comparable version of this model is illustrated in Gardner: XVIII - XIX: Porcelain Plastic Arts from Private Collections & Moscow Museums (Moscow, 2002), no. 61, p. 134.
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