26 November 2014
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, 1830s–1840s
Height 9 cm.
Related literature: For a similar work, see T. Kudriavtseva, H.A.Whitbeck, Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs, London, Merrell, 2001, p.105.
Ovoid, the front painted with St George on horseback, dressed in Roman armour and piercing the dragon with his lance amidst a classical landscape, within a rectangular reserve, the gilded reverse centred with an engraved six-pointed star within a circular sunburst and a concentric laurel-leaf patterned border.
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