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Deep Plate

Russian (St. Petersburg)
about 1755
Imperial Porcelain Factory (St. Petersburg, Russia)


Object Place: St. Petersburg, Russia

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8cm (1 7/8in.) Other (Overall): 27.3cm (10 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1978.455

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Deep plate decorated with raised, intertwined trellises with puce flowers where they meet gilt rim. Flowers diminish in size towards the center. From the personal service of Empress Elizabeth.

Markings

Double-headed, crowned imperial eagle and "7" below

Provenance

A la Vieille Russie, New York. by 1978, John Goelet, New York; 1978, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet