1 December 2011
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III (1881-1894), 1885 AND 1894
Diameter 21 and 21.5 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 cavettos painted with classical figures set inside hexagonal frames, the borders decorated with round medallions depicting mythical figures, further embellished with flower garlands and eagles on the red background and surrounded by laurel leaves, with gilt Imperial ciphers of Alexander III, dated 1885 and 1894 on the reverse.
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.