25 November 2012
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855) .
Diameter 23.5 cm.
Related literature: For similar works, see V.V. Znamnov (ed.), Imperatorkiy Farforovyi Zavod. 1744-1904 (Imperial Porcelain Manufactory. 1744-1904), St Petersburg, Global View, 2008, p. 414-421.
The cavetto decorated with a gilt rosette, the border embellished with eight gilt strap-work rosettes with rust-red and green glazes, one rosette enclosing the double-headed Imperial eagle clasping four scrolls and beneath, another rosette enclosing a monogram “VKKN” in Cyrillic. The base marked with underglaze blue Imperial cipher for Nicholas I.
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.