A porcelain plaque
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, 1843
shaped rectangular, depicting two ladies beside a window, signed in Cyrillic (lower left) 'N. Semenov 1843 (year)', the reverse inscribed in Cyrillic 'N. Semenov after painting of Alimmi' below crowned Imperial cypher for Nicholas I; held in later frame
height of plaque: 33.6cm (13 1/4in).