12 - 13 October 2009
A LARGE SOVIET BISCUIT PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A MILKMAID
probably the State Porcelain Factory, circa 1940
Realistically modelled as a milkmaid, carrying a milk churn and with another behind her, on a rectangular base, apparently unmarked, base scratched with '19'
10¾ in. (27.4 cm.) high
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For similar porcelain figures see Trento, Museum of Modern Art, The
Sandretti Collection of 20th century Russian Art, figures no. 126,
127, and 128.
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