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SOUP PLATE

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

Gilt edge and rim border in red-brown with a reserved section for the cipher of Alexander II in gold with the Imperial crown in red and gold. In the center of the plate is the Russian Imperial eagle in black on white ground, holding the scepter and globe in gold, and a small crown on each head in gold. Above is a blue ribbon and a larger crown in red and gold. On the eagle's breast is a red-brown shield containing St. George and the Dragon in black.

Object name:
SOUP PLATE
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1855-1881
Size:
24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.346
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK back: green Imperial crown; cipher of Alexander II; 2
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973