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    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF TOMMY LEE MILES

    FOUR RUSSIAN IMPERIAL PORCELAIN DINNER PLATES

    Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, Period of Alexander III (1881-1894) and Nicholas II (1894-1917)
    Marks: underglaze green cipher mark and date
    9-1/2 inches (24.1 cm) diameter, largest

    From the Coronation Service of Alexander III, each circular in form, the rim with a black Imperial double-headed eagle in the new style and a shield depicting St. George slaying the dragon, the rim and cavetto gilt, one dated 1883, one 1891, one 1899, and one 1910


    Condition Report*:

    Overall in good condition.  The 1883 plate with surface wear and losses to the gilding throughout.  The others with minor losses to the gilding.

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    May, 2008
    22nd Thursday
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