1 December 2011
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1896-1917), 1897
Diameter 21 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. 630-633.
The cavetto painted with two classical figures set inside hexagonal frame, the border decorated with three round medallions depicting mythical figures, further embellished with flower garlands and eagles on the red background and surrounded by laurel leaves, with gilt Imperial cipher of Nicholas II, dated 1897 on the reverse.
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