2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Peasant Musician with a Harmonica

201.

A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Peasant Musician with a Harmonica


1,500-2,000 GBP


MODEL BY BORIS KUSTODIEV, PAINTING BY VARVARA RUKAVISHNIKOVA, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1955
Height 21 cm.


Related literature: For similar works, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvenny farforovy zavod. 1904–1944, St Petersburg, Orchestr, p. 323.

Realistically modelled, wearing a white winter overcoat with ornate folk trimming and white valenki, holding a harmonica and playfully looking away, signed and dated, with blue artist’s monogram.

A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Peasant Musician with a Harmonica

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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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