A Very Rare Tsarskoe Selo Palace Porcelain Water Jug
in the Rococo style of the 18th century
Period of Tsar Nicholas II, 1894 – 1917
Made at the Kornilov Brothers porcelain factory in St. Petersburg.
The pale turquoise ground jug is formed as overlapping leaves edged on the spout.
It is finely painted with a large gold cipher of Empress Elizabeth I, ruled 1741-1761.
Her cipher is the emblem of the Tsarskoe Selo Palace, the main tsar’s residence outside St. Petersburg.
The color of this jug matched the color of the wall decor of one of the palace rooms.
Height 11 in. (27,5 cm)
Diameter 7 in. (18 cm)
The jug is in excellent condition.
An identical porcelain jug, but in different color, was sold from this website in 2005.
Gates of the Tsarskoe Selo Palace with the cipher of Elizabeth I.