A Russian porcelain group "Court of the Rural Constable"

Gardner Manufactory, Verbilki, 1860-1880

Model number 69 impressed twice.

H: 5 5/8 in.



PROVENANCE:

Ode to Joy Collection, Connecticut.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Exhibited
Hillwood Museum, no. 12; Pushkin Museum, no. 16

Literature
Oda k Radosti/Ode to Joy, p. 57, illus. 34, cat. no. 32

Note
Sometimes known as 'The Rent Collector', this composition was modeled after the famous 1857 genre painting by Vasily Perov, 'The Court of the Circuit Judge', now in the collection of the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.


Sold for $3,125 (buyer's premium included)

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