5 June 2019
A Porcelain Dessert Plate from the Dowry Service of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825–1855), CIRCA 1844
Diameter 23.5 cm.
Circular, with scalloped gilt rim, the cavetto painted with a view of the Red Square, Moscow, within gilt band, the border decorated with gilt cisel laurel wreath tied with a ribbon inscribed “Vid Krasnoi Ploshchadi”, shells and scrolls on a cobalt ground, the reverse with a blue Imperial cypher for Nicholas I.
The cavetto of the present lot is painted after the work Vue de la Place Rouge by Louis-Jules Arnout (1814–1868).
Provenance: Important private collection, Europe.
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.