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Bowl, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, made by and with the factory mark of the Gardner Porcelain factory, Moscow, about 1890-1917

Hemi-spherical bowl on high foot-ring (diameter 14.1 cm, height 16.5 cm); the exterior painted in blue enamel and gold with abstracted floral pattern, and with border of leaves and dots in blue and pink enamel ringed in blue; the rim and foot-ring are ringed in gold (the former now rubbed). The base has the printed factory mark in iron red of the imperial eagle (indicating the imperial warrant) ab…