A gilt-bronze and bronze patinated figure of a female Egyptian with hardstone base and tazza, designed by Andrei Voronikhin, St. Petersburg, circa 1808

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The figure adorned with gilt-bronze tunic and headdress stands with upraised arms holding a tazza and cover of Tulyakov jasper on a pedestal of masnoy agate, the pedestal flanked by gilded Egyptian lions, mounted at the centre with a gilded mask and at the base with scarab beetles, snakes, a bird and cow, the domed bronze tazza cover similarly decorated surmounted with a pineapple finial
height: 71cm., 28 in.