A PORCELAIN PORTRAIT CUP AND SAUCER

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I

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The cylindrical cup painted with a portrait of a lady wearing a pink turban and a blue dress, within a ciselé gilt border, the reverse decorated with gilt scrolling foliage and acanthus leaves on white and blue grounds, with upswept scroll handle, the interior rim gilt; the saucer similarly decorated, the saucer marked under base with blue overglaze factory mark, both also inscribed 'N.2.0' under bases