A PORCELAIN MILITARY PLATE

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, 1887

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A PORCELAIN MILITARY PLATE BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER III, 1887 Circular, the centre painted with officers and soldiers of the 35th Infantry Division with artillery, 137th Nijinskii Infantry Regiment, 138th Bolkhovskii Infantry Regiment, 139th Morshanskii Infantry Regiment, 140th Zaraiskii Infantry Regiment, 35th Artillery Brigade, within gilt border impressed with gilt ciselé Imperial double-headed eagle and laurel and oak leaf wreath, inscribed in Russian under base ‘After the pain.[ting] by Charlemagne’, signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘A. Kirsanov 1887, marked under base with green underglaze factory mark 9 5/8 in. (24.3 cm.) diameter