• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2308

    Russian Art

    23 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 168

    A Set of Six Porcelain Plates from the Coronation Service of Alexander III

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

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    A Set of Six Porcelain Plates from the Coronation Service of Alexander III
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas II
    Each circular, the border painted with a black Imperial double-headed eagle in the new style and a shield depicting St. George slaying the dragon, with gilt rim, marked under base with underglaze green factory mark, five dated 1912, one dated 1913, all but one incised '12'
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter (6)


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