A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with a junior officer of the Horse Guard Regiment, within a gilt border, the rim decorated with alternating military trophies and Russian double-headed eagles. The reverse inscribed in Italics French: Sous Officier du R’t des Chevaliers-Garde.
Horse Guard Regiment Porcelain Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
reference number: IP_026
1828, period of Nicholas I (1825-1855)
diameter: 24 cm
marked with a blue crowned cypher of Nicholas I (1825-1855), dated 1828, unsigned; reverse also with black cursive inventory number c.62.42.2