12 - 13 October 2009
A porcelain soup plate from the Service of the Order of St Alexander Nevskii
by the Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, period of Catherine II, 1778-1780
Circular, the centre painted with the Star of the Order, the border decorated with the sash and cross of the Order, with undulating gilt rim, marked under base with blue underglaze 'G' and incised star
9¾ in. (24.9 cm.) diameter
Design by G. I. Kozlov.
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Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 142.
London, 1 Belgrave Square, The Exhibition of Russian Art, 4 June-13 July 1935, p. 43, number CV (part of).
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