24 October 2002
a porcelain military plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, period of Nicholas I
Circular, the center painted with officers and soldiers of the Life-Guards Atamanskii Cossack Regiment within gilt border, the rim with gilt ciselé shako over crossed sword and bugle on an oak leaf and acorn wreath on gilt ground between white bands, dated '1834', marked under base
9 3/8in. (23.8cm.) diam.
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