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Lot 449: AN ASSEMBLED SET OF TWELVE RUSSIAN PORCELAIN PLATES FROM THE GRAND DUKE ALEXANDER ALEXANDROVICH SERVICE
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II (1884-1917), DATED 1888-1913 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: each pink-bordered plate decorated with the crowned cypher of Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich within a gilt-edged rim, Imperial cyphers. Together with a similar plain-bordered example and a blue-bordered plate from the service of the Imperial yacht Tsaverna, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, Period of Alexander II (1855-1881). 14 pieces.
All in good condition, except: Two pink-bordered plates, each with a small footrim chip.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Dimensions: diameter 9 in.