A porcelain botanical plate, Yusupov Factory, Arkhangelskoe, 1827
the border with gilt laurel wreath between two gold bands, the cavetto painted with rose specimen after P.J. Redouté
titled 'Rosier blanc Royal', the reverse with gilt inscription 'Archangelski 1827' and 'Tome 1er p-36'
diameter 24.5cm, 9⅝in.
Overall in good condition; with minor surface scratches and stacking wear consistent with age. With a few minor chips to the foot rim of the plate.
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