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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 116

    A Porcelain Plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Porcelain Plate
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1840
    Circular, with undulating rim, the blue overglaze body decorated with a white ground cartouche painted in the centre with the Imperial double-headed eagle, framed within a stylized gilt floral design, the blue body with gilt rim and symmetrical stylized gilt details, marked with dark blue underglaze Cyrillic monogram 'N I' beneath the Imperial Russian crown
    9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diameter


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