4 June 2014
IMPERIAL PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881)
Diameter 24.5 cm.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Works of Art, Christie's London, 30 November 2005, lot 4.
Circular, the cavetto finely painted with a bugler saluting an officer of the Guard Dragoon Regiment on foot, further officers and a house in the background, the gilt border with moulded and incised with ribbon-tied branches of oak and laurel, surmounted by the Imperial arms, the foot also gilded, the reverse inscribed in Russian “His Highness’s Life Guards Dragoon Regiment. After the painting by Balashov, by A. Mironov, 1878”, with green Imperial cipher for Alexander II.
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