2 Dec 2015
A Soviet Porcelain Composition "Telephone Talk"
MODEL BY NINA MALYSHEVA, DULEVO PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, MOSCOW, 1958
Height 25.5 cm.
Realistically modelled, the woman in raspberry-coloured dress and matching ribboned shoes, holding a white bag with gilt trim and listening to her phone, the man on the other side of the telephone post, wearing a light coat, characteristic red tie, green trousers and large boots and a cap with a small suitcase beside him, similarly speaking into the phone, with blue overglaze manufactory stamp and incised manufactory mark, further inscribed ‘7’ in black.
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.