A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A KAZAN TATAR WOMAN FROM THE ‘PEOPLES OF RUSSIA’ SERIES

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

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A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A KAZAN TATAR WOMAN FROM THE ‘PEOPLES OF RUSSIA’ SERIES
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1780-1790s
Realistically modelled and painted, a standing figure of a woman, in full-length traditional turquoise dress, wearing a lilac hat, on a circular naturalistic base, moulded with Russian inscription 'Kazan. tatarka', apparently unmarked
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high