• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 338

    A Porcelain Military Plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I, 1831

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    A Porcelain Military Plate
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Nicholas I, 1831
    Circular, the centre painted with officers and soldiers of the Mounted Artillery of the Imperial Guard, within a gilt cavetto and border, with ciselé Imperial eagles and military trophies, inscribed 'Sous-Officier et Soldat de l'Artillerie á cheval de la Garde.' marked, dated and signed 'P. Soloviev.' in Cyrillic under base
    9½ in. (24.3 cm.) diameter


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