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    Sale 5407

    Russian Pictures, Icons & Works of Art

    27 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 787

    A SOVIET PROPAGANDA DATED PORCELAIN PLATTER

    1921, MASK MARK FOR IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, LATER BLUE OVERGLAZE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY HAMMER, SICKLE AND COG MARK

    Price Realised  

    A SOVIET PROPAGANDA DATED PORCELAIN PLATTER
    1921, MASK MARK FOR IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, LATER BLUE OVERGLAZE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY HAMMER, SICKLE AND COG MARK
    The centre painted with an entrance to a fortress, with soliders looking out from the battlement towards a ship, just off the shoreline beneath, within a black banded border of geometric patterns, inscribed in Russian 'WAR BREEDS HEROES', probably after a design by N.C. Blagoveshchenskaya-Vasil'yanova
    13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) diam.


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