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    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    A Porcelain Plate From The Kremlin Service

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Plate From The Kremlin Service
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Nicholas I, circa 1840
    Circular, the centre painted with stylized foliage and blue flowerheads, around a red rosette, on black ground with leaf-tip border, surrounded by stylized green fir-tree branches in arched reserves, on a ciselé gilt ground, the gilt rim painted in pink and green to simulate jewels, marked under base with dark blue Cyrillic monogram 'N I' beneath the Imperial Russian crown
    9¼ in. (23.6 cm.) diameter


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