BY THE KORNILOV FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900
Two ornothological porcelain Plates
by the Kornilov Factory, St. Petersburg, circa 1900
Circular, the centres painted with a stylized king-fisher and a goose in a land- and seascape, the rims decorated with pan-Slavic geometric motifs, marked under bases
9.5/8in. (24.5cm.) diam. (2)
Two of a series of ornithological plates made for the American market, of which there are twelve examples in the Hillwood Museum, Washington.