Plate of hard-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with enamels, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, Russia, ca. 1770.
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.
This was from the service used everyday by the Imperial family.
Given by Dimitri Stancioff, ex-Bulgarian Minister at the Court of St James's
Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case Z, shelf 1