Lot 119Russian Porcelain Figure of a Peasant Man Stopping for Lunch
Gardner Manufactory, Verbilki, 1870-1890
Modeled sitting on a bench and salting a piece of bread, his hat and boots beside him, impressed marks and numerals and printed mark under base. Height 5 inches (12.7 cm).
Other versions of this model are illustrated in Gardner: XVIII - XIX: Porcelain Plastic Arts from Private Collections & Moscow Museums (Moscow, 2002), nos. 24-26, pp. 292-293.
Sold for $875
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