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A Pair of Russian Porcelain Dessert Plates from the Banquet Service for Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III (1881-1894)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
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A Pair of Russian Porcelain Dessert Plates from the Banquet Service for Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III (1881-1894)
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Pair of Russian Porcelain Dessert Plates from the Banquet Service for Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III (1881-1894)
circular with shaped rims, the borders with the monogram of Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich at the top beneath an Imperial crown, the remainder with a fine gilded pattern of scroll work and diaperwork set with flowerheads, the cavettos each realistically and finely painted with pairs of putti on clouds
with green cypher marks
Diameter 8 3/4 in.
22.2 cm
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Literature

This service was ordered for the future Emperor Alexander III while he was still a grand duke and was used at the Anichkov Palace in St. Petersburg. On this service, see Le Porcellane imperiale Russe dal 1744 al 1917. Peterhof, San Pietroburgo, Faenza, 1993, p. 99.

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