26 November 2014
AFTER A 1922 MODEL BY YAKOV TROUPYANSKY, STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, SCULPTED BY ANATOLY LUKIN, LENINGRAD, 1929
Height 28.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired by the grandfather of the current owner in the late 1920s–1930s.
Thence by descent.
Related literature:For a similar work, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvenny farforovy zavod. 1904–1944, St Petersburg, Orchestr, p. 380.
A realistically modelled figure depicting Feodor Chaliapin in the role of Boris Godunov, wearing a long finely embroidered white tunic with yellow belt, purple overcoat, gold skull cap, white boots and a handkerchief, incised on base in Cyrillic “Troupyanskii”, with impressed factory hammer and sickle dated 1929 and modeller’s initials in Cyrillic “A.L”, with red stamp “Made in Russia”
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.