1 December 2011
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855)
Diameter 25 cm.
Related literature: For similar works, see V.V. Znamenov (ed.), Imperatorsky Farforovyi Zavod. 1744-1904 (Imperial Porcelain Manufactory. 1744-1904), St. Petersburg, Global View, 2008, pp. 488-489.
The cavetto painted with a view of the Palace Square in St Petersburg, the border embellished with blue and gilt rosettes and shaped gilt rim, the reverse with an identifying inscription “Arc pres de la Colonne Alexandrin”, signed by V. Stoletov in Cyrillic and dated 1844, with blue Imperial cipher of Nicholas I.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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