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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A Soviet porcelain group of two border-guards and a child

    BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, WITH BLACK OVERGLAZE FACTORY MARK, IN USE FROM 1937

    Price Realised  

    A Soviet porcelain group of two border-guards and a child
    by the State Porcelain Factory, with black overglaze factory mark, in use from 1937
    Realistically modelled group of two body-guards in greyish-green uniforms, one of them kneeling, with a young boy with his left arm outstratched and pointing ahead, after a design by K.S. Ryzhov of 1937 marked under base
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.)


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    The model is recorded as by Kazimir S. Ryzhov (1897-?) who in the middle of 1930s worked as a modeller at the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. (T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova State Porcelain Manufactory 1904-1944, St. Petersburg, 2005, p. 612).
    Other sources mention Natalia Danko as the author of this model. (E. Sametskaya Soviet propaganda porcelain, Moscow, 2004, p.177, plate 51 [59].

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