A SET OF FOUR PORCELAIN PLATES

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BY THE KORNILOV FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1884-1917, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO.

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A SET OF FOUR PORCELAIN PLATES
BY THE KORNILOV FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, 1884-1917, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO.
Each circular and painted with scenes from Russian fairy tales, one from the tale of 'Vasilisa the Beautiful', one from 'The Feather of Bright Fenist the Falcon', one from 'Maria Marevna' and one from 'The Frog Prince', all after I. Bilibin (1878-1942) and signed in Cyrillic 'I. Bilibin', within gilt frames, the borders decorated with scenes depicting outdoor Russian pursuits and alternating panels of stylised strapwork, marked under bases with overglaze factory mark, inscribed 'Made in Russia by Kornilov Bros.' and numbered 'Bil. 4/247', 'Bil. 7/247', 'Bil. 9/247', 'Bil. 10/243'
10 in. (26 cm.) diameter (4)