before 1918; manufactured by Imperial Porcelain Factory of St. Petersburg, cobalt band with offset Romanov double eagle armorial, 9 1/4 in. Diam.; Collection of US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Joseph E. Davies and his wife, Marjorie Merriweather Post, acquired in the Soviet Union. Then by descent, estate of US Senator Joseph Davies Tydings, Maryland.
Three damaged, wear to all