A PORCELAIN SOUP-PLATE FROM THE SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF ST ALEXANDER NEVSKII

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BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1778-1780

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A PORCELAIN SOUP-PLATE FROM THE SERVICE OF THE ORDER OF ST ALEXANDER NEVSKII
BY THE GARDNER PORCELAIN FACTORY, MOSCOW, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1778-1780
Circular, the centre painted with the star of the Order, with the inscription in Russian 'For Labour and Fatherland', the border decorated with sash and cross of the Order, with undulating gilt rim, marked under base with blue underglaze factory mark
8 7/8 in. (22.7 cm.) diameter