• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 327

    Two Porcelain Plates from the Raphael Service

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, DATED 1884 AND 1894

    Price Realised  

    Two Porcelain Plates from the Raphael Service
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander III, dated 1884 and 1894
    Each circular, the centres decorated with classical figures on a blue ground within a hexagonal border on a white ground, the border with additional figures alternating with classical-style friezes, grotesques and foliate motifs, with gilt-edged rim and base, each marked under base with a large gilt cypher of Alexander III and dated,
    The largest 8 5/8 in. (21.4 cm.) diameter (2)


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