A PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE FROM THE DOWRY SERVICE OF GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA NIKOLAEVNA

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I, 1844

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A PORCELAIN DESSERT PLATE FROM THE DOWRY SERVICE OF GRAND DUCHESS ALEXANDRA NIKOLAEVNA
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I, 1844
Circular, the scalloped border gilt-decorated with foliate scrollwork on a turquoise ground, the centre painted with an image from a contemporary fashion magazine, within a gilt cavetto, marked under base with blue underglaze mark, signed 'Nesterov,' dated 1844
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter