2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Sentry

* 212.

A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Sentry


1,800-2,500 GBP


AFTER A 1930 MODEL BY TIGRAN DAVTYAN, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD

Height 20cm.


Related literature: For similar works, see E. Sametskaya, Sovetskiy Agitatsionnyi Farfor (Soviet Agitation Porcelain), Moscow, 2004, p. 130, ill. 1[1]. T.Kudryavtseva, Circling the Square. Avant-Garde Porcelain from Revolutionary Russia, London, Fontanka, 2004, p. 100, No. 40. Ode to Joy. Russian Porcelain in the Yuri Traisman Collection, Moscow, Pinakotheke, 2008, p. 195, No. 129.

Realistically modelled, wearing a sheepskin coat and Budenny Cap, holding a rifle, on white square shaped base, with blue hammer and sickle manufactory mark.

A Soviet Porcelain Figurine of a Sentry

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.