326. A Porcelain Cup and Saucer with a Portrait of Alexander I
GARDNER MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1ST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
Height of cup 6 cm, diameter of saucer 12.5 cm.
The cup finely painted with a portrait signed in black “Emp. Alexandre I” in Latin, surmounted with a gilt frame with military trophies, the main body in slate blue with gilt rims and a pearly white contour, with a scrolled gilt handle, the saucer similarly decorated with the white cavetto centered with Imperial eagles in gold, with blue underglaze manufactory marks.