• 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 3

    Two porcelain soup plates from the Private Service of Her Majesty Elizabeth I

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ELIZABETH I, 1756-EARLY 1760S

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two porcelain soup plates from the Private Service of Her Majesty Elizabeth I
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Elizabeth I, 1756-early 1760s
    Each circular, with scalloped border, the white ground decorated with a moulded gilt trellis pattern, painted at intervals with pink blossoms, both marked under bases with black overglaze Imperial double-headed eagle, the first with incised circle with an arrow, the second incised with '7.; 17; 4.;//'
    First 9½ in. (24.1 cm.); the second 10 1/8 in. (25.6 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., numbers 14 and 15.


    Exhibited

    London, 1 Belgrave Square, Exhibition of Russian Art, 4 June-13 July 1935, p. 48, number FX.