A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899
A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899
A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899
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A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A Porcelain Oyster Dish from the Raphael Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1899


of circular shape with rounded handle, the centre with a finely painted vignette of a centaur regarding a classical herm

en grisaille against an iron red ground in a circular reserve, surrounded by nine radiating panels decorated with foliate

trophies and grotesques, the handle with a dragon en grisaille against an iron red ground, gilt rim and foot, with gilt

Imperial cypher of Nicholas II dated 1899

length 14.5cm, 5⅝in.

Condition Report

Excellent condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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