Lot 74
  • 74

A Russian Porcelain Plate from a Military Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III (1881-1894), dated 1883

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Sold
35,000 USD
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Description

  • the reverse titled in Cyrillic 11th Cavalry Division. Her Imperial Highness Ekaterina Mikhailovna's 11th Riga Dragoons Regiment.  Her Imperial Highness Tsarevna Maria Fyodorovna's 11th Chuguev Lancers' Regiment. His Imperial and Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Germany and Prussia's 11th Izyumsky Hussars Regiment. from a painting by Charlemagne, signed N. Semyonov and dated 1883; also with green Imperial cypher of Alexander III

  • porcelain
the cavetto realistically painted with various members of the Eleventh Cavalry Division of the Imperial Russian Army, officers of the Eleventh Riga Dragoons Regiment look on as an officer of the Eleventh Chuguev Lancers Regiment converses with an officer of the Eleventh Izyumsky Hussars Regiment who is on a white horse; the borders gilded and incised with ribbon-tied branches of oak and laurel divided by an incised image of the Imperial State Seal, a double-headed, triple-crowned eagle with the coats-of-arms of various cities across its chest and wings, the foot also gilded.

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, December 6, 1994, lot 418, illustrated
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