London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Russian (Auerbach Factory) creamware military plate
printed in black with a vignette of a cavalryman astride a horse in a landscape above the Russian inscription 'The Life Guard Uhlan Regiment of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich', the border printed with military trophies alternating gilt ribbon ties suspended from the gilt line rim, impressed mark (restored, some surface scratches) -- 24.5cm. diam.; and a soup plate en suite printed with a vignette of a cavalryman astride a horse, above the Russian inscription 'Life Guards Caucasian Mountain Squadron' (some surface scratches and rubbing to gilding) -- 24.5cm. diam., circa 1820
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The Russian inscription on the plate translates as 'The Life Guard Uhlan Regiment of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich' and the inscription on the dessert plate translates as 'Life Guards Caucasian Mountain Squadron'.
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