Russian; Saint Petersburg, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 (1982.60.171)
Similar surviving porcelaineither the so-called tête-à-tête (for two persons) or the egoist type (for a single user)were typically wedding gifts from Catherine the Great to her ladies in waiting.