RUSSIAN IMPERIAL PORCELAIN DINNER PLATE: REPLACEMENT FOR THE MEISSEN SERVICE PRESENTED TO ELIZABETH PETROVNA BY AUGUSTUS THE STRONG

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Period of Alexander II (1855-81)

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With embossed flotal decoration, also painted with flowers, the Russian Impetial Eagle in black and with the Cross of St. Andrew initialed "S.A.P.R." for "Sanctus Andreas Patronus Russiae," that is, "St. Andtew Patron of Russia." The meissen service was presented by Augustus the Strong to Elizabeth
Petrovna in 1744.