Dining With the Czars
Catherine the Great's Cup & Saucer
Created for the Empress’s personal use.
Catherine the Great (1762-1796)
Porcelain, colorless glaze, gold painting. Height of cup 10 cm. (3 7/8 in.), diameter of saucer 14.2 cm. (5 5/8 in.)
Sugar Bowl c. 1830
From the Batenin Factory, St. Petersburg. Circa 1830’s.
Porcelain, overglaze polychrome decoration. gilding, tooling. Height 13.4 cm. (5 1/4 in.).
Dining With the Czars – The Gothic Service
From the Gothic Service, 1832-1834.
Intended for the Winter Palace in Gothic stained glass motifs. Original and later pieces from various reigns. Plate is 23.9 cm (9 3/8 in.).
Dining With the Czars – Wine Cooler
From a dinner service made for Emperor Paul I (1796-1801) .
Wine Cooler. Porcelain, overglaze polychrome decoration, gilding. Height 17.5 cm. (6 3/4 in.).