12 - 13 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 18,750
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
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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