4 June 2014
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS I (1825–1855)
Diameter 24 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; The Russian Sale, Sotheby's London, 29 April 1999, lot 385.
Circular, the cavetto finely painted with a group of mounted, seated and standing officers and private soldiers gathered by the camp fire, within gilt band, the green border gilt and ciselé with alternating Imperial eagles and military trophies, the foot also gilded, the reverse inscribed in Cyrillic “Fifth Infantry Corps, Fifth Cavalry Division, Private Soldier of Ulan Regiment, Head Officer of Odessa Ulan Regiment, Private Soldier of Akhtyr Hussar Regiment, Company Officer of Alexander Hussar Regiment. P. Saveliev, 1841”, with black Imperial cipher for Nicholas I.
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