A porcelain military plate

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BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I

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A porcelain military plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas I
Circular, the centre painted in sepia with the portrait of Lieutenant-General Nikolai Ivanovich Seliavin, by V. Elatevskii within gilt border, the rim with gilt ciselé Imperial double headed eagles and shako over crossed swords and laurel leaf spray on gilt ground between white bands, the base inscribed in Russian 'Lieutenant-General Nikolai Ivanovich Seliavin.' and signed by the artist, dated '1831', with Imperial double headed eagle, marked under base
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.