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Lot 0279
A RUSSIAN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A COACHMAN, GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, 1820S-1830S
realistically modelled after an 1817 illustration by K.A. Zelentsov in Magic Lantern (Volshebnyi Fonar') magazine, standing with his arms akimbo, wearing a long blue coat with fuschia sash, black hat and black boots, on a circular base with gilt pattern, impressed Gardner factory mark, impressed and numerals 8 and 13 under base; overall height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

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Lots 276-328 in this auction come from the estate of a prominent New York collector of European heritage. After purchasing his first Gardner figurine more than 20 years ago, he developed an interest in Russian porcelain figures, and amassed a formidable collection over the next two decades, paying particular attention to quality of craftsmanship and authenticity.

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A RUSSIAN PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A COACHMAN, GARDNER

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Jan 26, 2019