London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A Soviet Porcelain Plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, period of Nicholas II, with State Porcelain Factory mark, with monogram and the Cyrillic initials 'G.O.' and no. 238
Circular, the centre painted with a sepia portrait of a young Woman with a scarf tied over her hair, flanked by pink blossoms and leaves, the border with similar stylized foliage and flowers, by Vasilii Timorev, signed on bowl and marked under base
14¼in. (36cm.) diam.
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