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Tartar

Factory:
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present)
Date:
ca. 1760–70
Culture:
Russian, St. Petersburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.63
Not on view
Marking: Impressed on front corner of base, section not painted green: [1] Double-headed eagle (factory mark); [2] Astrological symbol for Mars (factory mark indicating clay form Gjelsk)
Palace of Gatchina, St. Petersburg ; [ Le Passé , New York, until 1942; sold for $1,000 to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (1942–43; to MMA)
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