• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 328

    A Porcelain Soup Plate and Two Dessert Plates from the Raphael Service

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, DATED 1885, 1886, AND 1889

    Price Realised  

    A Porcelain Soup Plate and Two Dessert Plates from the Raphael Service
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander III, dated 1885, 1886, and 1889
    Each circular, the soup plate decorated with a classical figure on a dark grey ground, two dessert plates decorated with classical figures on red ground, each plate within a hexagonal border on a white ground, the border with additional figures alternating with classical-style friezes, grotesques and foliate motifs, with gilt-edged rim and base, two restored, each marked under base with a large gilt cypher of Alexander III and dated
    Each 9½ in. (24.2 cm.) diameter (3)


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