Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Serving plate from the service of Order of St. George the Victorious (“addition” to the Order service of Franz Gardner manufactory)

    Serving plate from the service of Order of St. George the Victorious (“addition” to the Order service of Franz Gardner manufactory)

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    1892

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Porcelain; gilding, polychrome painting over glazing

    Diameter 23 cm

    Over glazed green mark on stencil plate "A III 92" beneath the crown (ornamental ligatured script )

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    Round service plate on low ring-shaped base with even edge. The image of the star of Order of St. George Cyrillic inscription on the plate centre. The plate welt is decorated with the image of Order of St. George - the cross on yellow-black (St. George) ribbon intertwined by laurel branch. The welt rim is emphasized by golden stripe.

    This plate is a part of one of the four Order services. The service of Order of St. George the Victorious was made on request of Empress Catherine II for the annual special events staged for the holders of Russian orders in 1777-1778.
    "Additions” were produced to replace the lost items at various factories in Russia during the 19th century.

     


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