• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 317

    A Porcelain Plate from the Mikhailovsky Service

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER I, 1819-1822

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Plate from the Mikhailovsky Service
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander I, 1819-1822
    Circular, the centre probably depicting Zeus and Hera, and with Cyrillic signature 'Golov', framed within a gilt band, the white ground outer border with a continuous band of gilt rosettes and palmettes, flanked by green geometric bands, apparently unmarked
    9¾ in. (24.6 cm.) diameter


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