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A Porcelain Plate from the Service of the Order of St. Andrew
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A Porcelain Plate from the Service of the Order of St. Andrew

PROBABLY BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, 19TH CENTURY

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A Porcelain Plate from the Service of the Order of St. Andrew
Probably by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 19th century
Circular with scalloped rim, the center painted with a floral bouquet within a moulded floral wreath, the border painted with the Imperial double-headed eagle and the badge of the Order of St. Andrew the First Called, with a gilt trellis rim, marked under base with simulated underglaze blue crossed swords mark for Meissen
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diameter

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This service was given by the Saxon Elector Friedrich August II (King August III of Poland), to Elizabeth I Petrovna on the occasion of the marriage of her nephew, Grand Prince Peter Feodorovich, to Sophie-Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst, later Empress Catherine II. Replacements to this service were made by the Imperial Porcelain Factory during the 19th century.

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