16 avril 2009

A Russian Porcelain Plate from a Military Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-55

A Russian Porcelain Plate from a Military Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-55) painted with officers and soldiers. The reverse inscribed, "Sous-Officier et soldat du Rt. de la Garde de Moscow," with blue cypher mark and date 1828. diameter 23.8 cm. Est. 30,000--40,000 USD Sotheby's. Russian Art. 22 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
16 avril 2009

A Russian Porcelain Plate from a Military Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-55

A Russian Porcelain Plate from a Military Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-55) painted with two standing and one mounted officer. The reverse inscribed, "Officiers Subalterne du Regt. de la Garde à Cheval," with blue cypher mark and date 1829. diameter 23.8 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD Sotheby's. Russian Art. 22 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
16 avril 2009

Two Large and Rare Russian Porcelain Serving Dishes from the Kremlin Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg

Two Large and Rare Russian Porcelain Serving Dishes from the Kremlin Service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas I (1825-55) the centers painted with stylized swirling foliage with blue tulips centering on a coral-colored rosette, all set against a black ground within a border of green heart-shaped leaves, the remainder of the plate with elongated palmettes in green and black on a richly ornamented ciselé gilt ground, the tooled, gilded rim painted with a band of simulated red and green jewels -... [Lire la suite]