A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A KAZAN TATAR FROM THE 'PEOPLES OF RUSSIA' SERIES

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1780-1790S

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A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A KAZAN TATAR FROM THE 'PEOPLES OF RUSSIA' SERIES
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1780-1790s
Realistically modelled and painted, a standing figure of a man, wearing a fur-trimmed hat, a belted tunic and a ochre long coat, on a circular shaped naturalistic base, moulded with Cyrillic inscription 'Kazan Tatar' at the back of the base, apparently unmarked; with incised Cyrillic 'ST'
8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high