Flowering Sprigs (Цветучие Веточки) Dessert Plate. The Victorian Era was a time of proper etiquette among the upper class in England during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). Though flowers had held significance for centuries, they began to gain special meaning. Flowers quickly increased in popularity as a way to send subtle messages to others. It was during the Victorian Era that a large list of meanings was assigned to flowers and the language of flowers came into being.
Small pink flowers on a vine are akin to the periwinkle or the passion flower, with passion symbolizing religious faith or belief. This delicate pattern has an Old World charm and each piece is banded with 22kt gold. Made in St. Petersburg in Lomonosov) Porcelain Factory. 7" diameter
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