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    Sale 7461

    Russian Works of Art Including The Rothschild Fabergé Egg

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A Soviet propaganda porcelain plate

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, WITH BLUE OVERGLAZE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY MARK OF HAMMER AND SICKLE, DATED 1920, UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST'S MARK AP.B.

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    A Soviet propaganda porcelain plate
    By the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, with blue overglaze State Porcelain Factory mark of hammer and sickle, dated 1920, unidentified artist's mark AP.B.
    Circular, The Eight Soviet Congress R.S.F.S.R, after the design by Alisa Golienkina, the centre painted with and axe and sickle on the Red Star, with the Russian slogan within a swirling pattern of trains and rails, within shaded blue border, marked under base
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter


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    Alisa Rudolfovna Golienkina (1892-1973) was an artist and a painter on porcelain. She graduated from the Baron A. Stieglitz School of Technical design in St. Petersburg in 1910. Between 1919-1924 she worked as a painter and designer at the State Porcelain Factory where she created many compositions for series of propaganda works and portraits.

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