A Replacement Porcelain Part Service From The Imperial Hunting Service

BY THE Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II AND ALEXANDER III

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A Replacement Porcelain Part Service From The Imperial Hunting Service

By the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander II and Alexander III

Comprising two cups, one saucer and one salt cellar, each cup of tapering cylindrical form, the body painted on both sides with a a multi-coloured pastoral hunting scene within a cartouche with ochre scroll border, the green trellis upper border with gilt scroll rims and with flowers at intervals, the handles simulating two entwined branches, the circular saucer and salt cellar with rocaille base similarly decorated, the cup and saucer marked with green underglaze A II', the cup without saucer marked with green underglaze 'A III', the salt cellar apparently unmarked

Each cup 2? in (7 cm.) high, 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) diameter, saucer 5? in. (13.2 cm.) diameter, salt cellar 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) high, 4 in. (10.3 cm.) long, 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) wide (4)