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A porcelain plate from The Cabinet Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, Period of Catherine II (1762-1796)
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A porcelain plate from The Cabinet Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, Period of Catherine II (1762-1796)
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A porcelain plate from The Cabinet Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, Period of Catherine II (1762-1796)
the cavetto painted with 'La Vue d'un Gimnase', titled on the reverse, within a gilt dot border, the scalloped rim with pink peonies on a gilt ground, with blue Imperial cypher of Catherine II
diameter 24.2cm, 9 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

The painting is after an engraving by Jean-Louis Houël, printed in Paris between 1782 and 1787 as 'Voyage Pittoresque des Isles de Sicile, de Lipari et de Malte'.  On the Cabinet Service, please see N.B. von Wolf (ed. T. Nosovich), Imperatorskii farforovyi zavod, 1744-1904, St Petersburg, 2003, pp. 83-84, 88-89; and T. Kudriavtseva, Russian Imperial Porcelain, St Petersburg, 2003, pp. 65-67.

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