A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the Life-Guard Litovsky 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. The reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: Л Гв Литовский полк / С карт Пиратского А.Новиков (Life-Guard Litovsky Regiment / After a painting by Piratsky by A.Novikov).
Life-Guard Litovskiy Regiment Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Karl Piratsky (1813-1889)
reference number: PG_014
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