MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 674. A SOVIET AGITATION PORCELAIN INKWELL WITH A BUST OF LENIN




1,200-1,800 GBP


AFTER A 1924 MODEL BY NATALIA DANKO, LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN MAUNFACTORY, LENINGRAD.
Height 15 cm.

Related literature: For similar works, see E. Sametskaya, Sovetskiy Agitatsionnyi Farfor (Soviet Agitation Porcelain), Moscow, 2004, p. 150, ill. 20 [17], 21[18].
Ode to Joy. Russian Porcelain in the Yuri Traisman Collection, Moscow, Pinakotheke, 2008, p. 387, No. 316.

Depicting a bust of Lenin, standing on a document with Lenin’s signature, two books inscribed in gilt “Proletarians of All Countries Unite” in Cyrillic, and an inkwell cover with Lenin’s signature, marked under base with green hammer and sickle factory mark.


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