Historically significant and extremely rare stamp from a dessert essay of Empress Catherine II of Russia

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Auction date:06.05.2017   11:00
Lot 720Historically significant and extremely rare stamp from a dessert essay of Empress Catherine II of Russia
Historically significant and extremely rare stamp
from a dessert essay of Empress Catherine II of Russia
Porcelain and fire gilt Bronze. Four passiger pedestal pedestal, front - and rear-scale staircase bounded by curved, openwork railing. Four, plastic flowers umzogenen double columns, tendrils standing figures. As the center of Empress Catherine II. of Russia, with a purple cloak, trophy at their feet Victory, with the left Hand from the Beak of a crowned eagle as a Russian animal's coat of arms is a Golden deed role, as a Symbol of their victories and domination of the Russian Empire, receiving. To defeated your Left, a young Turkish warrior with sword and Turban as the personification of the Ottoman Empire, Catherine 1768-1792 in several Wars.
To be represented of their Right of an Indian with feather jewelry, Alaska under the protectorate of Russia as a major field of fur production benefits. Towards a formally dressed young lady with Turban and wheat basket as a figurative allegory of the conquered Crimea. Above the Arch with engraved rocaille and lattice work broken. Minim. rest.; H. 55 cm. 77 cm x 64.5 cm. (168053)
For the representation of the Tsar's Empire, the Empress gave a series of orders to the Meissen manufactory as well as the 1765 founded manufactory, Gardner Moscow. At the beginning of its activity, several in Meissen-trained staff at Gardner.
The overall design of this elaborately executed, precious Centerpiece goes back to Meissen designs. The individual artistic design of porcelain sculptures, however, shows Parallels to characters and groups Gardners.
The iconographic and art-historical classification of the essay Catherine the Great is in the expression of their Power over the entire Eastern European region, and large, formerly Ottoman territories as a result of the victorious war with the Turks. Especially the conquest of the Crimea is represented under the Regency of the Empress, whereby she was able to access to the Black sea. As a Client of this Museum, early, Russian porcelain-Unique, the court or the Empress itself is likely to be assumed, which also left three Parade services, so-called order of service from the manufactory, Gardner made.
Cf. Pietsch, Cat. Meissen for the czars; Popov, Russian porcelain, p. 11, Fig. 9-10, 15.
A historically important temple from a centrepiece of Catherine the Great.
Russia. Moscow. Gardner. Around 1780-1790.
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