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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 246

    A Soviet Porcelain Propaganda Plate

    IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, MASKED MARK

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    A Soviet Porcelain Propaganda Plate
    Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, Period of Nicholas II, masked mark
    Circular, with scalloped rim, the center painted with an open book titled History of The October Revolution 1917, the opposite page inscribed Petersburg 1921, atop a pile of books and a newspaper, amidst sprays of leaves and a gilt hammer and sickle, within a gilt cavetto band, marked under base
    8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm.) diam.


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    For a comparable plate see, N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics, New York, 1990, p. 52, no. 26, and E. Sametskaya, Sovetskii Agitatsionyi Farfor, Moscow, 2004, p. 198, no. 2.