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CUP

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

.1 Cup, mixed bouquet, .2 saucer, rose in center, .3 cup, morning glory, .4 saucer, red, gray blue center bouquet. Each cup has on either side cipher of Alexander II. Above the shield is the Imperial crown between banners and military trophies. On the front is a cluster of flowers and single flowers are painted around the handle. A gold band encircles the base and outer rim, the inside of which has a gold fretwork border. The saucers are decorated in the same scheme. They are probably replaced pieces from an earlier service.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1855-1881
Size:
3 1/8 × 3 1/8 in. (7.9 × 7.9 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.360.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK each piece: mark of the Imperial Porcelain Factory for the reign of Alexander II, his cipher surmounted by the crown, in green.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973