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  • Covered cup, milk jar, and sugar bowl, ca. 1775
    Russian; Saint Petersburg, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory
    Hard–paste porcelain; H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
    The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 (1982.60.171)

    Similar surviving porcelain—either 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.

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  • Covered cup, milk jar, and sugar bowl, ca. 1775
    Russian; Saint Petersburg, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory
    Hard-paste porcelain; H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
    The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982 (1982.60.171)

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