12 - 13 October 2009,
Price realised GBP 55,250
GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
A painted porcelain plaque
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, Period of Alexander II, circa 1870
Rectangular, painted with a winter scene depicting soldiers and Tsarevich Alexander Nikolaievich (the future Alexander II) in a wooded landscape, within a brass frame; marked on the reverse with green overglaze crowned monogram 'A II'
5¾ x 11 in. (14.7 x 28 cm.)
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The above scene is after a lithograph executed by Feodor Teichel, for similar lithographs including this composition, see the exhibition catalogue, The Court Hunt, the State Historical Museum, Moscow, 2002, pp. 264, 265 and 271.
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