A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the 2nd Grenadier Division by I.Ivanov 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: 2-я Гренадерская Дивизия / С карт. Пиратского Н.Иванов (2nd Grenadier Division / After a painting by Piratsky by N. Ivanov).
2nd Grenadier Division Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: IP_002
1870s, period of Alexander II (1856-1881)
diameter: 25 cm
faintly 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