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Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory Alexander III covered soup tureen

$24,500.00

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Description

A Russian Imperial porcelain soup tureen & cover, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1893. In Neoclassical taste, the oval body molded & gilded with pales, the upper rim with scrolling ribbon in varicolor gold, raised on four scroll feet & with two scrolling gilt handles, the slip on lid with a gilt finial molded as a pomegranate & berries. The underside with green Imperial cypher mark of Alexander III & dated 1893 in gilt, also with later black & green collection numbers. Length over handles 16 in. (40.6 cm).

Provenance:
Sotheby’s New York, April 16, 2007, lot 93.

A comparable tureen from this unidentified service was offered Sotheby’s New York, 11 December 1996, lot 176, illustrated.

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