24 November 2008
A Porcelain Plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Alexander III
Circular, the centre painted after the original by Benjamin Patersson 'A St. Petersburg sbiten-seller,' the rim with gilt spray and geometric motifs on blue grounds within gilt borders, marked under base
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
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The paiting St. Petersburg Sbiten-Seller, dated 1800, by Benjamin Patersson (1748-1815) was sold in these rooms, November 30, 2005, lot 15.
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