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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    St Petersburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Imperial Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dimitri Stancioff, ex-Bulgarian Minister at the Court of St James's

  • Museum number:

    C.394-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 1

Physical description

Plate of hard-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with enamels. The rim is moulded with basket work ornamented and divided into twelve radial panels on which three contain sprays of flowers. In the middle is a large bouquet of flowers.

Place of Origin

St Petersburg (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Imperial Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'E II'
In underglaze blue. E II is for Catherine the Great of Russia (1762-96).

'PK'
In cyrillic, in puce. PK refers to Pridvornia Kontora, imperial inventory mark for the Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, now the State Hermitage Museum.

A star
In purple

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.8 cm

Object history note

This was from the service used everyday by the Imperial family.

Descriptive line

Plate of hard-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with enamels, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, Russia, ca. 1770.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Panels; Basketwork; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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