A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s

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Lot 174*
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs
after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s

Sold for £ 37,562 (US$ 49,409) inc. premium
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs
after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
each plate decorated with different design; cavetto with trompe-l'oeil of a manuscript page illustrating a young child or group of children in a traditional Russian attire or in a peasant interior and incorporating a rhymed Russian proverb or a folklore poem; borders with gilded free-form design followed by a narrow green, maroon or brown band with gilded heart-shaped decorations, each is marked on the rim of underside (12)
diameter: 24.3cm (9 1/2in).

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  • Provenance
    Acquired by the present owner from an estate, Florida
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A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
A set of twelve porcelain plates with Russian proverbs after designs by Elizaveta Bem (1843-1914), Kornilov factory, St. Petersburg, 1890s
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