• 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 211

    A porcelain plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A porcelain plate
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, 19th century
    Circular, the border painted with a band of ochre foliage and berries on grey ground within puce and ciselé gilt rims, the centre later painted with a portrait of Emperor Nicholas I and his spaniel with a coastal scene beyond, marked 'N I' and inscribed on the reverse in Russian, signed and dated, all in overglaze black
    9 5/8 in. (13.8 cm.) diameter
    The Russian inscription on the base reads: 'Portrait of His Highness Nicolas I/after a painting by F. Krüger/1837/V. Eliseev.'


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