A Porcelain Model of Empress Catherine II's Favorite Greyhound, Meissen, Second half of the 19th century
Depicting an Italian greyhound resting on rectangular floral cushion ornamented with gilt lace and tassles
with blue factory mark and inscribed in black "Chien favorit de feu S.M. l'Impératrice Catherine de Russie"
Length 17 in.