A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the 21st Infantry Division by I.Ivanov after a painting by Pyotr Balashov 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 is decorated with a Russian double-headed eagle within a yellow reserve. The reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: 21-я Пехотная Дивизия / С карт Балашова И.Иванов / 75 (21st Infantry Division / after a painting by Balashov by I.Ivanov / 75).
21st Infantry Division Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Pyotr Balashov (1853-1888)
reference number: PG_021
1875, period of Alexander II (1856-1881)
diameter: 25 cm
marked on the reverse slightly off centre with a green crowned cypher of Alexander II, 75