• 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 66

    Two porcelain plates

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, LATE 1770S-1780S

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    Two porcelain plates
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, late 1770s-1780s
    A small plate and soup plate, each of circular form, the centre painted with a bouquet of flowers with three smaller sprays of flowers on a border of relief basket weave, with undulating puce rim, each marked under base with dark blue underglaze 'E II' and dot
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) diameter, 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., numbers 72 and 73.