A porcelain military plate Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, period of Alexander III, dated 1885
Lot 251
A porcelain military plate Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, period of Alexander III, dated 1885
Sold for £18,750 (US$ 29,340) inc. premium

Lot Details
A porcelain military plate
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg, period of Alexander III, dated 1885
the centre painted with officers on foot and horseback within gilt border impressed and ciselé with the Imperial arms above a ribbon-tied wreath of laurel and oak leaves, inscribed on the reverse in Russian For 24th Field Artillery Division and others, after painting by Charlemagne A. Mironov [24ya Pekhotnaya Divizia i Artillerieiu. 93yi Pekhotnyi Irkustkii Evo Imp: Vyis: Vel: Knyazya Georgia Alexandrovicha polk. 94yi Eniseiskyi polk, 95yi Krasnoyarskii polk. 96yi Omskii polk. 24ya Artilleriskaya Brigada. S. Kart: Sharlemanya A. Mironov 1886 g.], marked under base with underglaze green factory mark
diameter: 24.7cm (9 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • Alexander Mironov (b. 1826), a painter-decorator at the Imperial Porcelain Factory, came from a family of factory workmen. In 1854, he became a master of historical painting and was regarded as one of the best figural painters working in the latter half of the nineteenth century. In 1891, Mironov was appointed a curator of the Imperial Porcelain Factory Museum and Library.
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