A GROUP OF PORCELAIN CUPS AND SAUCERS FROM THE FARM PALACE BANQUET SERVICE, IMPERIAL AND KORNILOV PORCELAIN FACTORIES, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881) AND ALEXANDER III (1881-1894)

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Property from a Washington D.C. Private Collection A GROUP OF PORCELAIN CUPS AND SAUCERS FROM THE FARM PALACE BANQUET SERVICE, IMPERIAL AND KORNILOV PORCELAIN FACTORIES, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881) AND ALEXANDER III (1881-1894) comprising 11 cups and 9 saucers, all with a gilt monogram A beneath an Imperial crown for Grand Duke Alexander Nikolayevich (the future Emperor Alexander II) surrounded by scrolling acanthus leaves within sky blue borders, all with green Imperial cyphers for Alexander II and Alexander III and an iron red Kornilov factory mark (20) diameter of saucers 14cm, 5½in.