A Rare Porcelain Figure Of A Catholic Priest

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BY THE GARDNER FACTORY, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1860

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A Rare Porcelain Figure Of A Catholic Priest

by the Gardner Factory, Moscow, circa 1860

Realistically modelled, the bald Catholic priest reclining in a chair, sitting next to a wine barrel, raising a glass of red wine in one hand and holding a jug in the other, in black dress, on a brown painted base, marked under base with impressed Cyrillic signature 'GARDNER'

3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high, base 2? in. (6.5 cm.) x 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.)