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View of the Bolshoi Theatre in St Petersburg. Vase

1829


This vase was exhibited at the First Manufacturing Exhibition in St Petersburg in 1829, demonstrating the high technical and artistic abilities of the Gardner Factory. The facial side contains a miniature depicting the Bolshoi Theatre. It is based on a lithograph by Carl Joachim Beggrow after a drawing by Karl Friedrich Sabath and Samuil Shiflyar (1820s). The reverse depicts Phoebes and the eagle. The top contains a seascape and a miniature after Angelica Kauffmann’s Omnia vincet amor.


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