Sèvres Nicholas & Alexandra Medallion Commemorating Visit to the Factory, 1896
In bisque porcelain, depicting the Imperial couple facing right, the tsar wearing military uniform, the empress, a kokoshnik (Russian headdress), inscribed NICHOLAS II and ALEXANDRA, the reverse inscribed LL MM L’EMPEREUR ET L’IMPERATRICE DE RUSSIE VISITENT LA MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES, 8 OCTOBRE 1896.
French, circa 1896
3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.) diam.
In original red leather box, the top embossed MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES and dated.