Plate

Factory:
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present)
Date:
1796–1801
Culture:
Russian, St. Petersburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902
Accession Number:
02.6.268
Not on view
Inscription: Paster on reverse: "Imperial St. Petersburg factory, reign of Tsar Paul I, 1796–1801. I bgt. all my pieces at Jacobson's in 1888 who got them from poor courtiers etc. factory never sells a piece."

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue on bottom: [1] Crowned Cyrillic P (monogram of Paul I [1796–1801]); incised on bottom: [2] K.; [3] T
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1902; to MMA)