• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 339

    A Porcelain Military Plate

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

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    A Porcelain Military Plate
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander II
    Circular, the centre painted with officers of the Horse Artillery by Vasilii Midin, the lilac borders with gilt edge and wreath of laurel and oak surmounted by the Imperial coat-of-arms, inscribed in Russian 'L.P. Horse Artillery from a painting: by Piratsky Vas. Midin', marked under base
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter


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