Russian Romanov Tsar Alexander III Royal Service Russia Royalty Imperial Eagle. This product data sheet is originally written in English. For your consideration is an exceedingly rare and historically important original c.1881 royal porcelain fluted dish in the form of a seashell for Tsar Alexander III at the Winter Palace. Featuring a hand-painted russian imperial eagle and imperial cipher of Alexander III on verso. Gold leaf applied Imperial Eagle and rim. Royal Palace dish measures approximately 4" Width x 4.75" Lenght x 1.25 Height. Alexander III dish is original.
Aleksandr III Aleksandrovich; 10 March 1845 - 1 November 1894 was Emperor of Russia, King of Congress Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death in 1894. He was highly reactionary in domestic affairs and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II.
This policy is known in Russia as "counter-reforms" Russian:???????????? During his reign, Russia fought no major wars as well; he therefore came to be known as "The Peacemaker" Russian:?????????? Outside of politics, Alexander was additionally known for his striking appearance, with an American historian later noting how he stood out as being a tall, heavy-set man, of enormous muscular strength. Alexander's major foreign policy achievement was helping forge the Russo-French Alliance and thus directing a major shift in the international relations of Russian society that endured for decades.
His political legacy represented a direct challenge to the European cultural order set forth by German statesman Otto von Bismarck, intermingling Russian influences with the shifting balances of power. Alexander's long, multifaceted legacy has been commemorated in public installations across multiple nations. A notable example outside of Russia known as Pont Alexandre III, with that ornate arch bridge spanning the Seine in Paris, France, has received mass attention for over a century. On 13 March 1881 N. Alexander's father, Alexander II, was assassinated by members of the extremist organization Narodnaya Volya.
As a result, Alexander ascended to the Russian imperial throne in Nennal. He and Maria Feodorovna were officially crowned and anointed at the Assumption Cathedral in Moscow on 27 May 1883.Alexander's ascension to the throne was followed by an outbreak of anti-Jewish riots. Outside of politics, Alexander was additionally known for his striki.