London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
Two Soviet porcelain Plates
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1893-1898, with State Porcelain Factory marks, 1922, one painted by Ekaterina Iakimovskaia
Circular, the centres painted with maidens in traditional costume and kokoshnik, one carrying a yoke with two buckets, the other with a swan, within black border, the first by E. Iakimovskaia, marked on bases
9½in. (24.3cm.) diam. and slightly smaller (2)
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