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THE KREMLIN SERVICE
The Kremlin Serice was commissioned by Tsar Nicholas I in 1836 from the Imperial Porcealin Factory. The design for the service was entrusted to Professor Solntsev, sho was inspired by motifs found in the Metalwork of the Seventeenth Century Russia.
The following lots were originally offered as part of a 205-piece service in a sale on behalf of the Soviet Government at Christie's, 21 March, 1967.
See Baron N.B. Woolff: Imperial Porcelain Factory (St. Petersburg, 1907), pp.197, 201 and 216, illustrated p.214 and 215.
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY