15 July 1998
A porcelain military Plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Alexander II
Circular, the centre painted with officers of the Life-Guards Semenovskii Regiment within gilt borders, the rim with gilt cisel laurel and oak wreath on pale purple ground, with the Imperial double-headed eagle on yellow ground in a roundel, between gilt borders, the reverse inscribed in Russian 'L.G. Semenovskii Regiment. From the pict[ure] by Piratskii by A. Mironov', marked under base
9 in. (24.6 cm.) diam.
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