LOT 303 303
A PAIR OF RUSSIAN PORCELAIN VASES, KORNILOV BROTHERS, ST. PETERSBURG, 1861-1884
each of baluster form, with two gilt scrolling acanthus handles, the bodies featuring a bird-of-paradise perched atop a bouquet of tropical flowers, against a tropical blue ground, with gilt edging and accents, the circular foot atop a rocaille plinth, each with factory mark in iron red underglaze underside of base; height: 36 cm (14 1/8 in.)
The vases are in good condition. Minor rubbing to the handles. Inspection under UV light shows regilding to one of the vases foot.