A set of four Russian porcelain topographical dinner plates, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory

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A set of four Russian porcelain topographical dinner plates, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory period of Alexander I (1801-1825) each with a brick-red border, decorated with the St. Peter and Paul Fortress, the Tauride Palace, Peel Tower at Pavlovsk and the Grand Cascade at Pavlovsk, unmarked diameter 9 1/4in. (23.5cm.) For similar plates decorated with transfer engravings after Shchedrin, also unmarked, see, An Imperial Fascination: Porcelain, Dining with the Czars, Peterhof, A La Vieille Russie, New York, pl. 97