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PLATE FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE

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PLATE FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The bottom of the plate has two bands in green and black outlined in gold. The rim has a black background on which there are a series of six oblong cartouches in green, alternating with six medallions in blue. The medallions have two rope borders in gold. Four of them have an anchor and chain in the center, one has the Imperial orb and one the crowned cipher of Alexander II in gold. The six green cartouches are decorated with the Imperial double-headed eagle.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
PLATE FROM THE DERZHAVA SERVICE
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1871-1873
Size:
24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.342
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crowned cypher of Alexander II [A II] in underglaze-green A.D. in red [Underside]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"