A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of His Imperial Majesty’s Life-Guard Cuirassier Regiment by I.Khomievnikov 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 Кирасирский Его Величества Полк / С карт: Пиратского И.Хомиевников (His Imperial Majesty’s Life-Guard Cuirassier Regiment / After a painting by Piratsky by I.Khomievnikov).
Life-Guard Cuirassier Regiment Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: PG_004
1870s, 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, not dated