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    Sale 5348

    Christie's Interiors

    11 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE 'FOUR AGES' SERVICE

    1895, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, LATER BLUE MARK DATED 1922 AND ARTIST'S MARK

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    A SOVIET PORCELAIN PLATE FROM THE 'FOUR AGES' SERVICE
    1895, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, LATER BLUE MARK DATED 1922 AND ARTIST'S MARK
    Painted by Elizaveta Potapova after a design by Dobuzhinskii, with four figures in silhouette: a child, a maiden, a lady with a basket of flowers on her head, and a seated wizened figure clutching a candle
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam.


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