MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 651. A SOVIET PORCELAIN ASHTRAY OF A RECLINING UZBEK MAN FROM THE "DISCUSSION OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION IN UZBEKISTAN" DESK SET




1,500-3,000 GBP


AFTER A 1936 MODEL BY NATALIA DANKO, LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD.
Height 8.5 cm., length 20.5 cm.

Related literature: For similar works, see E. Sametskaya, Sovetskiy Agitatsionnyi Farfor (Soviet Agitation Porcelain), Moscow, 2004, p. 170, ill. 45[55].
Ode to Joy. Russian Porcelain in the Yuri Traisman Collection, Moscow, Pinakotheke, 2008, p. 135, No. 89.

Depicting an Uzbek man in traditional costume, lying down reading a newspaper, stamped under base with green “LFZ” factory mark, an indistinct green mark and numbered "9".

This model belongs to the “Discussion of the New Constitution in Uzbekistan” desk set, comprising of an inkwell, a tray, a vase, a lamp stand and an ashtray.


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.