A porcelain plate from a military service, Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, period of Alexander II (1855-1881)

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The cavetto depicting five officers of the Life Guard's Mounted Artillery on horseback within a border of gilt laurel on lilac ground, surmounted by the Imperial State seal, the reverse titled 'Life Guards' Mounted Artillery, from a painting by Piratskii' and signed 'Vas. Midin' in Russian, with both blue and green Imperial cyphers of Alexander II
diameter 24.5cm, 9 3/4 in.