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A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE
A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1895, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1922

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A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1895, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1922
Painted with hammer, sickle and cog on white ground, after a design by Sergei Chekhonin, marked under base with green underglaze Imperial Factory mark and blue overglaze hammer, sickle and cog, and the date '1922.'
9 3/8 in (23.8 cm.) diameter

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For a similar plate after a design by Sergei Chekhonin, dated 1919, see N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics, New York, 1990, pp. 78-79, no. 67. A similar plate from the collection of Tallis Augustus Avis was sold Christie's, London, 3 June 2013, lot 326.

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