2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Soviet Porcelain Figure Group "On Guard Duty"

* 211.

A Soviet Porcelain Figure Group "On Guard Duty"


1,800-2,500 GBP


AFTER A 1938 MODEL BY NATALIA DANKO, LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1938–1939

Height 24 cm.


Related literature: For similar works, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvennyi farforovyi zavod 1904–1944, St Petersburg Orkestr, 2005, p. 565.

Two women keeping armed watch and looking attentively into the distance, both wearing peasant dress, one woman kneeling holding a rifle, the other standing, leaning on her rifle and shading her eyes, stamped under base with black ‘LFZ’, red commemorative factory marks and numbered ‘34’.

A Soviet Porcelain Figure Group "On Guard Duty"

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.