Catherine the Great

Catherine II, born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d'état when her husband, Peter III, was overthrown. Under her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and stronger, and was recognised as one of the great powers of Europe.

Material: Porcelain.

Covered with: gold, platinum, glaze, chrome-plated spraying.

Piece's height: 19 cm.

Chessboard material: Karelian birch.

Chessboard size: 66 x 66 cm.

Terms and delievery options: Timing depends on the workload of the studio at the moment. Approximately 2-3 month + couple of weeks for delievry (depends on the region).

Price: 8640 BYN ( 3590 euro ) 

 

She corresponded with the great minds of her day, including Voltaire, who called her "the Star of the North".