2 December 2015
A Soviet Porcelain Plate "He Who Works Eats"
VASILY TIMORYOV, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1921
Diameter 22 cm.
Related literature: For similar works, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvenny farforovy zavod. 1904–1944, St Petersburg, Orchestr, p. 255.
Circular, the cavetto painted with a labour card in the name of the artist, the border with red ribbon carrying the propaganda slogan and a hammer, sickle and rye within a green rim, with red artist monogram, green Imperial cypher for Nicholas II and blue overglaze manufactory mark.
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.