• 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 77

    A porcelain dessert plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1780-1796

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    A porcelain dessert plate
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, 1780-1796
    Oval, the centre painted with two multi-coloured bouquets and three small sprays of flowers, with a rare border design of moulded open work with dark blue ribbon-tied yellow relief bolsters, marked under base with dark blue underglaze 'E II' and dot, red star and incised '1; 4'
    13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) long


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    For a similar dessert platter see:
    E. Antilla, Venalainen posliini, Helsinki, 2008, p. 61.

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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 87.