A PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A KYRGYZ 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 KYRGYZ WOMAN FROM THE 'PEOPLES OF RUSSIA' SERIES
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1780-1790s
Realistically modelled and painted, the standing figure of a woman wearing a yellow dress, a blue cloak and a traditional purple hat, on a circular naturalistic base, moulded with Russian inscription ‘Kyrgyska’, apparently unmarked
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high