2 December 2015
A Russian Porcelain Dessert Plate from the Coronation Service of Tsar Nicholas I
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825– 1855), 1826
Diameter 21 cm.
Circular, the cavetto painted with the Imperial arms with the collar of the Order of St. Andrew against an ermine-lined mantle and the Imperial crown, the border with stylised gilt ciselé swans and garlands against a cobalt blue ground, apparently unmarked.
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.