ROM DINNER S ERVICE OF THE LAST RUSSIAN TZAR NIKOLA I II DATED 1903. FROM THE BABIGON SERVICE PETERHOFF.
TZAR NIKOLA I ALE X SANDROVICH ROMANOV-II HIMSELF AND HIS FAMILY DINED ON THIS PLATE. THE MAKER OF THE PLATE IS - THE IMPERIAL OF ST. PETERBURGH PORCELAIN FACTORY, THEY WERE THE EXCLUSIVE SUPPLIER OF CHINA AND DINNER WARE FOR THE RUSSIAN ROYAL FAMILY. THE DIAMETER OF THE PLATES IS 9 1/4 INCHES AND MARKED ON THE REVERSE WITH SIGN OF THEIR BELONGING TO THE COURT OF NIKOLA I -II AND THE YEAR OF MANUFACTURING - 1903.The servive was so named, as later, parts were transferred to the Babigon Pavillion (Belvedere Palace) and the Catherine Palace. Don't miss this rare opportunity to acquire a plate from the Tsar's table. The Museum of Porcelain, St Petersburg (part of Hermitage) has a similar example. PROVENANCE ESTATE OF JOHN HICKS. John Hicks was a talented sound mixer for wildly successful TV shows, such as Cheers, Murphy Brown, Mork and Mindy, Rhoda, and TV movie Driving Miss Daisy, among others.
He was nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special, showcasing his extraordinary work on Murphy Brown. John Hicks' career in TV and film spans more than two decades with a wealth of exceptional credits to his name. John Hicks has worked with many iconic TV and movie industry stars throughout his illustrious career as a sound mixer.
He worked with accomplished actor, comedian, and Oscar recipient Robin Williams on the set of Mork and Mindy. John Hicks worked with Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actress Candice Bergen on the set of Murphy Brown. He also worked with Oscar nominated and Golden Globe recipient Joan Plowright, regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses of the 20th century. The wealth of talented actors and actresses John Hicks has worked with also includes Oscar recipient Woody Harrelson, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actor Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, Kelsey Grammer, Kirstie Alley, Valerie Harper, Julie Kavner, Pam Dawber, and Ralph James, among many more TV and movie icons.The item "CZAR NICHOLAS II RUSSIAN PLATE USED BY IMPERIAL FAMILY LAST CZAR RUSSIA SIGNED" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.