A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the Life-Guard Cavalry Grenadier Regiment by Vasily Midin after a painting by Karl Piratsky within a gilt border, the rim decorated with a gilt ciselé laurel and oak leaf wreath on a mauve ground, the top of the plate decorated with a Russian double-headed eagle within a yellow reserve. The reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: Л.Гв. Конно-Гренадерский полк / С карт. Пиратского Вас. Мидин / 72 (Life-Guard Cavalry Grenadier Regiment / After a painting by Piratsky by Vas. Midin / 72).
Life-Guard Cavalry Grenadier Regiment Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: IP_012
1872, period of Alexander II (1856-1881)
diameter: 25 cm
marked on the reverse slightly off centre with a green crowned cypher of Alexander II and another blue crowned cypher of Alexander II in the very centre, 72