Lot 517

Soup plate from the heraldic service of Tsarina Elisabeth of Russia
Meissen 1744-45
Round trough with Gotzkowsky relief. Rising, wide flag with open-work serrated and gold-adorned lip border. Above colourfully painted with the Russian coat of arms with double eagle, below the St. Andrew's cross. The open spaces colourfully painted with woodcut flowers. Porcelain, at the bottom underglazed blue sword mark, press number "22". Cf. Coll. Hoffmeister, p. 546ff, no. 363.D=24,2 cm