A VERY LARGE PORCELAIN TAZZA FROM THE BANQUETING SERVICE FOR THE GRAND PETERHOF PALACE

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855)

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A VERY LARGE PORCELAIN TAZZA FROM THE BANQUETING SERVICE FOR THE GRAND PETERHOF PALACE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825-1855)
Circular, the upper body formed to simulate eight overlapping 'cabbage leaves', on a spreading foot similarly decorated, each leaf painted with floral motifs, within a blue border and gilt rim, with two molded scroll handles, marked under base with blue underglaze factory mark
16 in. (40.7 cm.) wide across handles