A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with the Life-Guard Gatchinskiy Regiment by T.Semenov 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 Гатчинский полк / С карт. Пиратского Т.Семенов, / 72 (Life-Guard Gatchinskiy Regiment / After a painting by Piratsky by T.Semenov / 72).
Life-Guard Gatchinskiy Regiment Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: IP_020
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, 72