A porcelain military plate, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander III, 1885

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Property of a Gentleman (lots 1-3, 54, 100-110) A porcelain military plate, Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander III, 1885 The cavetto depicting the 3rd Infantry Division within a border of gilt laurel on lilac ground, surmounted by the imperial double-headed eagle, inscribed in Cyrillic after a painting by Pyotr Balashov (1853-1888) and signed A. Mironov, with underglazed green Imperial cypher of Alexander III diameter 24.5cm, 9 3/4 in.