MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1-2 Dec 2010

1 Dec 2010

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IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER I (1801-1825)

725. AN OVAL PORCELAIN DISH FROM THE DOWRY SERVICE OF GRAND DUCHESS EKATERINA PAVLOVNA

IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER I (1801-1825)

32 by 23 cm
50,000-70,000 GBP


The cavetto painted with a view of ruins of a theatre in Albano, the border decorated with garlands of flowers, a gold ribbon and four oval medallions with palace views painted en grisaille, with an identifying inscription “Avanzo del Teatro a Albano” and blue Imperial cipher of Alexander I on the reverse


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