• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Five Biscuit Porcelain Plaques

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, THREE DATED 1912, TWO DATED 1914

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    Five Biscuit Porcelain Plaques
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas II, three dated 1912, two dated 1914
    Each circular, molded with allegorical scenes from the Napoleonic wars, after models by Feodor Tolstoy (1783-1873), marked on reverse with green overglaze factory marks, four plaques also incised with initials
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) diameter (5)


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    For other examples from this series, see T. Nosovich and I. Popova, The State Porcelain Factory 1904-1944, St. Petersburg, 2005, p. 113.