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SOUP PLATE FROM THE CAMEO SERVICE, ONE OF SEVEN (LATER ADDITION)

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Has center medallion with the cipher of Catherine the Great "E II" in flowers and in gold within a laurel wreath on a pale blue ground with an outer border in gold. Around the rim of the plate, also on a pale blue ground, is an arabesque in gold interrupted by medallions, three cameo-like heads on a red-brown ground in ovals and three oblong ovals with scenes in the Pompeian manner on the brownish ground. The two outer borders are of roses.

Object name:
SOUP PLATE FROM THE CAMEO SERVICE, ONE OF SEVEN (LATER ADDITION)
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1825-1855
Size:
26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.315.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK cipher of Nicholas I; Imperial crown; 54 [underside]
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974