A Porcelain Cup And Saucer

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BY THE BATENIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1820

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A Porcelain Cup And Saucer

by the Batenin Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1820

Cylindrical with flared rim, the gilt cisele body decorated with a multi-coloured landscape depicting a palace on one river-bank, with a white Russian flag on a flagpole, a covered fishing boat on the river, and on the other river-bank a fishing net and three fishermen, two standing and one half lying down, framed within a gilt cisele border, the handle with a moulded medallion scroll containing a star, the gilt cisele circular saucer on conforming gilt foot, the outer border decorated with swags and flanked by two thin black bands, apparently unmarked

Cup 4? in. (10.9 cm.) high with handle, 6? in. (17.2 cm.) diameter (2)