TWO PORCELAIN SAUCE BOATS WITH STANDS AND TWO FRUIT BOWLS FROM THE SERVICE OF GRAND DUKE MIKHAIL PAVLOVICH
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I
All with gilt rims, the sauce-boats with gilt scroll handles and independent conforming stands, the fruit bowls with shaped rims and handles, all with gilt rococo cartouches enclosing fruits and flowers and some with animals on alternating blue, magenta, turquoise or pale pink grounds, all but the larger sauce boat marked under base with blue underglaze factory mark; the smaller stand also with incised Cyrillic letter 'E' and the larger sauce boat with incised numeral '18'
The stand 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) long and smaller; the sauce boat 9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long and smaller; the fruit bowl 13 in. (33 cm.) wide and smaller (6)