A porcelain plate from a military service Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, mark and period of Nicholas I Pavlovich, (1825-55), dated 1828 the burnished gilt border cisele with military trophies and double-headed eagles, finely painted with a soldier on horseback, inscribed on reverse Officier Superieur du Regt. de la garde des - Cuirassiers de Podolie diameter: 23.7cm., 9Nin. In 1827 Nicholas I commissioned a a dessert service with gold rims for sixty place settings. Additions to this set continued until 1836. he had a set made for himself and also presented more than two-hundred plates to his father-in- law, Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia. (Anne Odom, Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood, Washington D.C., 1999, p.63, plate.49).

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A porcelain plate from a military service Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, mark and period of Nicholas I Pavlovich, (1825-55), dated 1828 the burnished gilt border cisele with military trophies and double-headed eagles, finely painted with a soldier on horseback, inscribed on reverse Officier Superieur du Regt. de la garde des - Cuirassiers de Podolie diameter: 23.7cm., 9Nin. In 1827 Nicholas I commissioned a a dessert service with gold rims for sixty place settings. Additions to this set continued until 1836. he had a set made for himself and also presented more than two-hundred plates to his father-in- law, Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia. (Anne Odom, Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood, Washington D.C., 1999, p.63, plate.49).