Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna Commemorative Plate

Plate

Creator:

Creil et Montereau (firm)

Date:

1896

Materials:

Creamware

Dimensions:

D 20.8 c

Accession Number:

32.2013

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2013

Description

Earthenware plate commemorating visit of Nicholas II to France in 1896. In two ovals in center are transfer printed portraits of Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Fedorovna. Portraits are surrounded by brown transfer printed ornament with St. George slaying dragon and imperial eagle with St. Andrew cross. In bottom are inscriptions in French: S.M.I. NICOLAS II; PARIS - octobre - 1896; S.M.I. ALEXdra FEODOROVNA.

Inscriptions & Markings

Impressed stamp: D5; monogram CM