29 November 2017
A Pair of Porcelain Wine Coolers from the Ministerial (Ropsha) Service
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III (1881–1894)
Height 19 cm, diameter 21.5 cm.
The white body encircled with gilt ornaments centering a stylised sea-shell garland against cobalt blue background with dotted rims, the curved handles in gold, the bottoms with gilt radiate ornament, on lifted circular gold base, green Imperial cipher for Alexander III.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.