A gilt Russian sculpture of a troika, 19th century
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Bronze, partly gilt, and marble. Profiled marble base surmounted by a small, rectangular bronze pedestal with signature in Cyrillic script. On top a gilt, three-dimensional group of a troika with two men. The horses vibrant and lively, with one of the horses breaking through a sheet of ice. The driver of the sleigh wearing a fur coat and cap. His companion, also wearing a fur cap, is trying to shake off their pursuers with the help of his rifle. Slight traces of age. Gilding minimally rubbed. Base slightly knocked.
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