• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 348

    A painted porcelain plaque

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A painted porcelain plaque
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, Period of Alexander II, circa 1870
    Rectangular, painted with a winter scene depicting soldiers and Tsarevich Alexander Nikolaievich (the future Alexander II) in a wooded landscape, within a brass frame; marked on the reverse with green overglaze crowned monogram 'A II'
    5¾ x 11 in. (14.7 x 28 cm.)


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    The above scene is after a lithograph executed by Feodor Teichel, for similar lithographs including this composition, see the exhibition catalogue, The Court Hunt, the State Historical Museum, Moscow, 2002, pp. 264, 265 and 271.

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