• 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 69

    A porcelain dessert plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, LATE 1770S-1780S

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    A porcelain dessert plate
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, late 1770s-1780s
    Circular, the centre painted with a multi-coloured bouquet of flowers and two small sprays, with two dark blue ribbon-tied yellow circular relief bolsters, with open work moulded trellis outer border, detailed in green, within an undulating puce rim, marked under base with dark blue underglaze 'E II' and dot and incised 'K' and '6'
    9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diameter


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 89.