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MILITARY PLATE

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

In center is a soldier on horseback in his regimental costume and shooting a pistol. On the blanket under the horse's saddle is the cipher of Nicholas I. In the distance at the left is a bugler on horseback and on the right an officer on horseback with a drawn sword. The border is a gold rim engraved alternately with the double-headed eagle and a cluster with a helmet, sword, bugle, laurel, leaves, etc.

Object name:
MILITARY PLATE
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1834
Size:
23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.327
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK back: cipher of Nicholas I; Imperial crown; Soldat du Rt. de la Garde des Hussards de Grodno; 1834; N. Iakovlev; X 1
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973