A PORCELAIN MILITARY PLATE

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II, 1872

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A PORCELAIN MILITARY PLATE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II, 1872
Circular, the centre painted with officers and soldiers of the Guard Finnish Rifle Battalion, within a lilac border decorated with the Imperial double-headed eagle and gilt laurel and oak leaf wreath, inscribed in Russian under base 'After the pain[ting] by Piratsky', signed in Cyrillic and dated 'A. Morozov II 1872', marked under base with green underglaze factory mark and blue overglaze factory mark
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diameter