4 June 2014
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825–1855), DATED 1846
24.5 by 33.5 cm (without frame).
Provenance: Anonymous sale; The Russian Sale, Sotheby’s London, 19 February 1998, lot 275.
Finely painted with Nicholas I and his entourage reviewing the Life-Guards of the Ural Regiment, inscribed in Latin lower left “Ladurner” and further dated and signed in Cyrillic lower right “I. Saveliev 1846”, with blue Imperial cipher for Nicholas I and gilt signature.
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