A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with the troops of the Dragoon regiments: 1st Life-Guard His Majesty Moscowsky Regiment & 2nd Life-Guard Her Majesty Pskovsky Regiment by Alexander Novikov 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. Reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: Драгунские Полки: 1й Лейб – Московский Его Величества / и 2й Лейб – Псковский Ея Величества / с Карт. Пиратского Александр Новиков / 72 (Dragoon Regiments: 1st Life-Guard His Majesty Moscowsky Regiment / and 2nd Life-Guard Her Majesty Pskovsky Regiment / after a Painting by Piratsky by Alexander Novikov / 72).
1st & 2nd Life-Guard Dragoon Regiments Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: PG_015
1872, period of Alexander II (1856-1881)
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