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A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATE CIRCA 1770-75

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PERIOD: 18th century

A CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL PLATE CIRCA 1770-75 painted in the center with a coronet above the Imperial Russian double-headed eagle of Empress Catherine II, his breast emblazoned with a shield depicting St. George slaying the dragon encircled by the Order of St. Andrew, the cavetto with a gilt rocaillerie border, and the rim with blossoms and pendants interrupting a gilt network border PROVENANCE Empress Catherine II of Russia, the reverse bearing the Gatchina Palace inventory number r.4 2586. in red enamel

PRIX: $12000

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