5 June 2019
A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Sentry
AFTER A 1930 MODEL BY TIGRAN DAVTYAN, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD
Height 20 cm.
Realistically modelled, wearing a sheepskin coat and Budenny Cap, holding a rifle, on white square shaped base, with blue hammer and sickle manufactory mark.
Related literature: For similar works, see E. Sametskaia, Sovetskii Agitatsionnyi Farfor, Moscow, 2004, p. 130, ill. 1.
T. Kudriavtseva, Circling the Square. Avant-Garde Porcelain from Revolutionary Russia, London, Fontanka, 2004, p. 100, No. 40.
Ode to Joy. Russian Porcelain in the Yuri Traisman Collection, Moscow, Pinakotheke, 2008, p. 195, No. 129.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.