London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A porcelain Meat-dish, Vegetable-dish, and 10 Dinner-plates
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, periods of Catherine II, Paul and Alexander I
The first shaped rectangular, the remainder circular, the centres and moulded basket-weave rims painted with bouquets of flowers and foliage, after Meissen designs, within puce borders (some slight wear), all but the second marked under bases
the first 185/8in. (47.7cm.) wide (10)
The ten plates were bought from the Winter Palace, London, in 1988.
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