12 - 13 October 2009
A porcelain gilt platter
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander I, early 1800s
Oval, the gilt body painted with a wide border painted with a wreath of large pink roses and green leaves, marked under base with dark blue underglaze 'A' beneath a crown and with incised 'A'
13¼ in. (33.8 cm.) long
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