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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 179

    A Porcelain Plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1810

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    A Porcelain Plate
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, circa 1810
    Circular, the centre painted with a multi-coloured scene depicting the Stone Island Palace over the Big Neva river from the Stroganovskii embankment, framed within three gilt bands, one thick turquoise band and an outer border with a stylized gilt foliate design on white ground, apparently unmarked, signed in Cyrillic 'a view of the Stone Island Palace
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter


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    The painting of the present lot is executed after the watercolour by S. Shchedrin.

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