30 November 2015
A SET OF SIX PORCELAIN PLATES
ONE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I; THE OTHERS BY THE MEZER PORCELAIN FACTORY, BARANOVKA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each circular, centring a gilt circle on a white ground, within a gilt cavetto, the rim decorated with a gilt star and dot motif on a green ground, marked under bases
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter
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For comparable plates with identical border by the Mezer Porcelain Factory, see Exhibition catalogue, An Imperial Fascination: Porcelain, A La Vieille Russie, New York, 1991, p. 146, pl. 344.
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