London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A Soviet porcelain Powder-box
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St. Petersburg, 1917, decorated by Sergei Chekhonin, 1922
Shaped circular, the body with gilt ciselé and painted black bands, the detachable cover painted in black with stylized flowers with a gilt ciselé horn, signed and dated in Russian 'Sergei Chekhonin 1922', and also signed on base, marked on base
27/8in. (7.5cm.) diam.
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Lobanov-Rostovsky p.108-109, illustration no.118.
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