20 May 2015
A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST. PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1920
Circular, with scalloped rim, painted after a design by Alexandra Shekotikhina-Potoskaya, centering a Russian man with his arms raised, holding a hammer and sickle, surrounded by the inscription 'Russia', the rim painted with a book on a stand and wheat fields, marked under base with green underglaze factory mark, and numbered '606/11.', and black overglaze hammer, sickle and cog
10 in. (25.3 cm.) diameter
Dr. Mikhail Klatchko, acquired circa 1930.
By descent to the present owner.
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Please note the text for lot 178 and lot 179 is reversed in the printed catalogue.
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For a similar plate, see E. Sametskaya, Sovetskii Agitatsionyi Farfor, Moscow, 2004, p. 375, no. 3.
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