A large and rare porcelain vase, Kuznetsov Manufactory, circa 1875

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Exuberantly modelled as an amphora flanked by adorsed griffins on a quatrefoil base, the whole brightly painted and gilt, the body of rust-coloured ground applied with feathers and flowerheads, the griffins with scaly skin and curling tails, with impressed factory mark further numbered 850, 34
height: 43 cm, 17 in.