27 November 2013
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855)
Diameter 24 cm each.
Related literature: For similar works, see V.V. Znamenov (ed.), Imperatorskiy farforovyi zavod. 1744–1904, St Petersburg, Global View, 2008, pp. 414–421."
Each cavetto with a stylised rosette, the borders decorated with gilt, green and red strap-work and Imperial eagles, with blue Imperial ciphers for Nicholas I and red inventory numbers “21573” and “..576”.
This service designed by Feodor Solntsev was created in 1848 on the occasion of the marriage of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich and Alexandra Iosifovna.
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.