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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    A Soviet Porcelain Figure of a Turbaned Lute Player

    STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY

    Price Realised  

    A Soviet Porcelain Figure of a Turbaned Lute Player
    State Porcelain Factory
    After a model by Natalia Danko, the figure in exotic costume sitting cross-legged on pillows and a mat, marked under base with underglaze green hammer, sickle, and cog
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high


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    For a comparable figure, see N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics, New York, 1990, p. 99, no. 102.