A Set of Ten Porcelain Ornithological Plates

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BY THE KORNILOV FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, 1900-1917, RETAILED BY SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW

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A Set of Ten Porcelain Ornithological Plates
By the Kornilov Factory, St. Petersburg, 1900-1917, retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low
Circular, each decorated with a different bird after designs by I. Gal'nbek (1855-1934), comprising a pair of quail, a gelinotte, a Siberian partridge, a pheasant, a blackbird, a snipe, a teal duck, a white partridge, a kingfisher and a wild goose, the border with stylized pan-Slavic floral motifs, the birds identified in Russian on the front and English on the reverse, marked on reverse with printed factory mark, printed inscription 'Made in Russia by Kornilow Bros.' and retailer's inscription
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diameter (10)