20 May 2015
A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1904, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1925
Circular, with scalloped rim, painted after a design by Sergei Tchekhonin, centering cobalt blue hammer, sickle and cog, within vari-colored scrolling flowers, the rim painted with blue, ochre and brown stylized foliage, all within a fuschia line border, marked under base with green underglaze factory mark, dated '1904', and blue overglaze hammer, sickle and cog, dated '1925'
10 in. (25.3 cm.) diameter
Dr. Mikhail Klatchko, acquired circa 1930.
By descent to the present owner.
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