A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the 2nd Infantry Division by A.Morozov 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 decorated with a Russian double-headed eagle within a yellow reserve. The reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: 2-я Пехотная Дивизия / С карт. Балашова А.Морозов/ 75 (2nd Infantry Division / After a painting by P. Balashov by A.Morozov / 75).
2nd Infantry Division Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Pyotr Balashov (1853-1888)
reference number: IP_011
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 and another blue crowned cypher of Alexander II in the very centre, 75
The back of the plate is mounted with a small paper sticker inscribed: City Museum / Anichkov Palace Historical Premises / N7935