London, South Kensington
26 November 2013
TWO RUSSIAN PORCELAIN TOPOGRAPHICAL PLATES
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, CIRCA 1815, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER I, UNMARKED
One decorated with a view of the monument to Peter I on St. Petersburg's Senate Square, the other decorated with a view of Pavlovsk fort, the borders painted with stylized flowerheads and gilded with leafy branches, titled to the reverse in Cyrillic
9.3/8 in. (32.8 cm.) diameter.
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