A porcelain plate from a military service

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Imperial Porcelain Manufactory

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Mark and period of Nicholas I Pavlovich (1825-55), signed on the reverse A Nesterov, with blue underglaze mark and dated 1832, and inscribed Officiers-Superieur et Subalterne de VEscadron-des Pioniers a Cheval de la Garde the cavetto finely painted with two officers examining a mount held by a subaltern within the stable yard, within a wide burnished-gilt border,embellished with alternating Imperial eagles and military trophies.