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  • Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1771
    Jean–Baptiste Nini (French, 1717–1786)
    Chaumont–sur–Loire
    Cast terracotta (terre de Chaumont); Diam. (without frame) 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
    Signed and dated on tranche
    Gift of James Hazen Hyde, 1952 (52.189.11)

    The abbreviated Russian legend translates: "By the grace of God, Catherine II, empress and sovereign of all Russia."

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  • Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1771
    Jean-Baptiste Nini (French, 1717–1786)
    Chaumont-sur-Loire
    Cast terracotta (terre de Chaumont); Diam. (without frame) 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
    Signed and dated on tranche
    Gift of James Hazen Hyde, 1952 (52.189.11)

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