Arabesque and wreath: A Soviet porcelain cup and saucer, Lomonosov Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1934
decorated with blue, gold and turquoise geometric patterns and bands of pink, lilac and blue flowers, gilt rims and
handle, with green Imperial Cypher of Alexander III dated 93, signed, titled and dated by painter Alexey
height of cup 7.5cm, 3in.
In excellent condition.
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Private Collection, United Kingdom
For comparison, please see T.N. Nosovich and I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvennyi farforovyi zavod, 1904-1944, St. Petersburg, 2005, p. 493.