Overall height: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.)
Diameter of dishes: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
Marks: sceptre in underglaze blue to both, impressed 14 and 13 to one dish and cover
These dishes were a part of a service gifted to Count Grigory Potemkin (1739-1791), military leader and statesman, one of Catherine the Great’s (1729-1796) most loyal advisors, perhaps best known for being her lover.