• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    A porcelain soup plate from the Service of the Order of St Alexander Nevskii

    BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1778-1780

    Price Realised  

    A porcelain soup plate from the Service of the Order of St Alexander Nevskii
    by the Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, period of Catherine II, 1778-1780
    Circular, the centre painted with the Star of the Order, the border decorated with the sash and cross of the Order, with undulating gilt rim, marked under base with blue underglaze 'G' and red painted inventory number of the Housekeeping department to the Winter Palace 'G. Tch. 8246'
    8 7/8 in. (22.4 cm.) diameter
    Design by G. I. Kozlov.


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 144.