Lot 100

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Ormolu Mounted Biscuit Porcelain Bust of Catherine the Great, circa 1870. Likely made by Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory (Lomonosov). Bust modeled after sculpture by August Spiess. Bronze base with 3 part biscuit column, pedestal, and bust held together with threaded rod. Measures 20" tall and 8x7" wide. Some flower petals on base and pedestal connector broken and missing, some small chips to column rim, and some firing cracks to bust, mainly in hair area. Gilt worn off of bronze base. Sevres style "B" mark at back of bust. Nearly identical to one sold in Christie's Russian Works Auction (Lot #235 Nov 2020). From the Estate of Russian-American author, actress and a WWII sniper Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne.

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