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Made by: Kornilov Brothers Factory

Currently in storage

About this object

The platter is dominated by a large red hawk with its wings spread, the feathers defined by gold lines. Five smaller birds, identified as sparrows, fly above the hawk. Nine rectangular indentations splashed with red form the ends of the platter. These are linked from end to end by a green zig-zag line running back and forth around triangles of gilded lines and red dots. Irregularly formed gold circles provide an overall pattern behind the birds.

Object name:
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Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
6.4 × 43.8 × 30.5 cm (2 1/2 × 17 1/4 × 12 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
mark Made in Russia/by Kornilow Bros. on back just below center Square bear mark with "J.H.V. on a post held by the bear and "Made in Russia / by Kornilow Bros." in English underneath. mark Red birds and eagle 288 on back at center top In red underglaze; the English translation is not the same as what the Russian words mean; 288 is the pattern number. mark
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 2002
Featured in publication:
"Hillwood: Thirty Years of Collecting, 1977-2007"