A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG

Author

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880-1890S

Add to collection

Lot details

A PORCELAIN EASTER EGG
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1880-1890s
Ovoid, centring an oval reserve depicting Saint Michael of Kiev in a landscape, depicted full-length, probably after a design by I. Bilibin, within a gilt border with varicolour foliate bands, the reverse painted with a brown cross on light blue ground, the front reserve inscribed in Russian 'Sv. Mitrop. Mikhail', unmarked
4¼ in (11 cm.) high