14 July 1999
A porcelain Figure 'The Dancer'
impressed crescent mark with Cyrillic initials IK for Ivan Kuznetsov, overglaze blue hammer and sickle, circa 1923
Realistically modelled, in a floral blouse and blue-lined white skirt, a fur-lined jacket over her shoulders, and blue kerchief on her head, on shaped oval base decorated with stars, after B.M. Kustod'ev, marked under base
8in. (21.5cm.) high
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Kuskovo Ceramic Museum, Soviet artistic Porcelain 1918-1923, (Moscow, 1962), p.42.
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