Empress Maria Feodorovna: A Danish porcelain tray, Royal Copenhagen, before 1922. The oval tray painted in high-fire, underglaze colors with two swans flying over a seascape with the shore in the distance. The underside stamped twice with the green factory mark in use between 1889 and 1922, the mark on the underside of the rim also with Royal Copenhagen’s three blue waves symbol, 71, a painter’s number in blue underglaze, and .1973 / 92.65 in green underglaze. Also with Dowager Empress’ handwritten inscription to her daughter, Grand Duchess Ksenia (or Xenia) Alexandrovna, in Cyrillic: From Mama. 1928. Dimensions: 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 5 in. (1.5 x 2o.9 x 12.8 cm).
Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna
Grand Duchess Ksenia (Xenia) Alexandrovna
Thence by descent
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