Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches sale on October 19 includes incredible assortment of Russian porcelain.
The pieces of porcelain mark St. Alexander Nevsky and the palace at Ropsha from 1855-1881, which is south-west of central Saint Petersburg.

St. Alexander Nevsky, 1221– 1263, is one of Russia's greatest historical figures. He became an icon after his military efforts and defeats against German and Swedish invaders.

blog.php-58 Icon of St. Alexander Nevsky
Image via sacredmurals.com

In 1547 he was canonised a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church by Metropolite Macarius.

Check out the pieces from the sale here, click on them for more information.

blog.php-59 Set of 8 Russian Gardner Porcelain Soup Plates
1778-1780. From the St. Alexander Nevsky order service. Underglaze blue factory mark and red inventory numbers. Diameter 9"

blog.php-60 Pair of Russian Gardner Reticulated Porcelain Fruit
1778-1780. From the St. Alexander Nevsky order service. Underglaze blue factory mark. Diameter 11 3/4".

blog.php-61 Set of 3 Russian Imperial Factory Porcelain Plates
1855-1881. From the "Ropsha" service. Each marked underside with green printed factory mark. Diameter 9 1/4".

blog.php-62 Three Russian Gardner Porcelain Cups and Covers
1778-1780. From the St. Alexander Nevsky order service. Underglaze blue factory mark.

Check out Auction Gallery of Palm Beaches catalog here.

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