11 June 2008
A porcelain commemorative presentation beaker
by Kuznetsov Porcelain Factory, circa 1914
Of tapering cilindrical form, the white body with a blue and red rim border, decorated on one side with the draped flag beneath the Cyrillic inscription '1814-Kraon Laon-1914 26-28 February' between two stylized monograms with the Imperial crowns for Alexander I and Nicholas II, a further Russian inscription on the other side reads: 'To commemorate the Jubilee of the 10th Don Cossack Regiment of the General Lukovin', marked under base
2½ in. (10 cm.) high
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