8 June 2011
AFTER A 1922 DESIGN BY RUDOLF VILDE, STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD.
Diameter 24.5 cm.
Related literature: For the original design of this work, see T. Kudryavtseva, Circling the Square. Avant-Garde Porcelain from Revolutionary Russia, London, Fontanka, 2004, p. 158, No. 55.
The cavetto painted with a peasant and a worker shaking hands, with red star in the centre and Roman number “V” above it, the border inscribed “25 Oct. 1917-1922” in Cyrillic, with shaped rim, marked with blue hammer and sickle factory mark, green Imperial cipher of Nicholas II, dated 1922 and numbered “411/10” on the reverse.
The design of this plate was created by R.Vilde in 1922 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the October Revolution.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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