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Plate, one of two

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Patterns decorating the plate are from old Russian motifs in red, yellow, brown, green and white, mostly on a gold ground. In center is a medallion with a lion holding a shield of arms. Around this is a long inscription in cyrillic letters.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Made from:
Pottery
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
27.2.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK on back: in gold, crown and X with bar on top and 1 underneath
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973