A pair of two-handled porcelain vases

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Batenin Manufactory

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St Petersburg, 1830s, unmarked, amphora shaped with foliate capped scroll handles, each with finely painted reserves of spring bouquets on coral motif ground, the reverse with burnished gilt lyre issuing from acanthus foliage surrounded by berried leaves, both raised on square plinth with chamfered corners, the sides with moulded scrolls. For a vase with similar style and quality of painting see: Ex cat. Russkii Farfor 250 Let, Moscow, 1995, plate 71.