A PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE COUNT RUMIANTSEV-ZADUNAISKI SERVICE

BY THE MEISSEN PORCELAIN FACTORY, PERIOD OF CATHERINE THE GREAT, CIRCA 1774

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A PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE COUNT RUMIANTSEV-ZADUNAISKI SERVICE
BY THE MEISSEN PORCELAIN FACTORY, PERIOD OF CATHERINE THE GREAT, CIRCA 1774
Circular, the body painted with the monogram 'CR' for Count Rumiantsev, surmounted by a crown, framed within a garland of gilt laurel, palm leaves, and a ribbon of the Order of St George, the border decorated with gilt trellis and rocaille cartouches, marked under base with blue underglaze crossed swords, also incised with numeral '56'
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter