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    Sale 7734

    Russian Art

    9 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 178

    A set of six porcelain dessert plates from the Kremlin service

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

    Price Realised  

    A set of six porcelain dessert plates from the Kremlin service
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas I
    Circular, each with the Imperial double-headed eagle in the centre, with Russian inscription and red rosettes on gilt reserves, the border painted with further stylized floral designs on gilt ground, marked under bases
    8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diameter and slightly smaller (6)


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    Provenance

    The Soviet Trade Organisation, Novoexport, Christie's, London, 21 March 1967, lot 19 (part).
    Purchased by Douglas W. Lipperts, New York.
    with Francis Collin Ltd., London.
    Acquired 30 March 1967 by the present owners' father and father-in-law.