AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN TAZZA FROM THE SERVICE OF ALEXANDER ALEXANDROVICH

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II

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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN TAZZA FROM THE SERVICE OF ALEXANDER ALEXANDROVICH
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II
Circular with scalloped gilt rim, the borders decorated with gilt and red trellis and scrollwork centring the crowned monogram of Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich (the future Emperor Alexander III), the base applied with cascading berried acanthus, the stem applied with male masks, on a spreading foot ormolu-mounted with scrolls and foliage, apparently unmarked
11¼ in. (28.4 cm.) high