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Imperial Porcelain Factory; decorated in boldly colored style of Nicholas I (1825-1855). Decorated with gothic shapes of arches, trefoils and quatrafoils filled in red, orange, green, blue, gold. Cup has gold rim and base, and gold interior with white and


Gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA in 1960 (Accession Date: October 13, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Russian (St. Petersburg), about 1830

Object Place

St. Petersburg, Russia


7.2 x 9.9 x 8.4 cm (2 13/16 x 3 7/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain