27 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,250
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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