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A pair of porcelain plates from the Kremlin service
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more THE KREMLIN SERVICE The Kremlin Service was commissioned by Tsar Nicholas I in 1836 from the Imperial Porcelain Factory. The design for the service was entrusted to Professor Solntsev, who was inspired by motifs found in the metalwork of 17th Century Russia. The following lots were originally offered as part of 205-piece service in a sale on behalf of the Soviet Government at Christie's, 21 March, 1967. See von Woolff: Imperial Porcelain Factory (St. Petersburg, 1907), pp. 197, 201 and 216, illustrated p. 214 and 215. THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A pair of porcelain plates from the Kremlin service

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

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A pair of porcelain plates from the Kremlin service
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas I
Circular, painted with stylized blossoms on gilt ground with foliate sprays at intervals around the Imperial double-headed eagle and the Russian title of Nicholas I, the borders with floral and foliate sprays on gilt ground, marked under bases
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. (2)
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