London, South Kensington
26 November 2002
a porcelain figure of a Red Army soldier on a horse
signed in Cyrillic 'N. Dan'ko' with a number 'N 8', all impressed in paste
A young soldier in a Red Army uniform coat on horseback, with a gilt helmet and painted face, on foliate base, design by Natalia Y. Danko, marked under base
4¼in. (10.8cm.) high
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