A plate from the Raphael Service
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III, dated 1884
the centre decorated with classical figure against green ground within a hexagonal border, the rim with additional figures alternating with classical-style friezes, grotesques and foliate motifs, with gilt-edged rim and base, marked under base with gilt monogram for Alexander III over green cypher, dated 1884
diameter: 17.5cm (6 1/2in).
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