SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)
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SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Current Bid:5,000GBP
(3 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

SIX PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES FROM THE PURPLE SERVICE, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1894-1917)


the borders decorated with puce landscapes interspersed with gilt reserves ornamented with foliage and cartouches, all with green Imperial cypher for Nicholas II 

(6)

diameter 25cm, 9⅞in.


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Condition Report

In very good condition overall, with only minor surface wear to paint and gilding.


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

The last service to be commissioned from the Imperial Porcelain Factory, the Purple service was intended for the royal residence at Tsarskoye Selo. Reserved for ceremonial occasions, the pieces are decorated with elegant landscapes based on drawings by the Imperial Porcelain Factory’s head of the decorating workshops, Emile Kremer.

Porcelain of Royal and Noble Distinction
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