2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Soviet Porcelain Plate "Woman with a Demon"

218.

A Soviet Porcelain Plate "Woman with a Demon"


5,000-7,000 GBP


AFTER A DESIGN BY SERGEY CHEKHONIN, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1922

Diameter 23 cm.


Related literature: For a similar work, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvenny farforovy zavod. 1904–1944, St Petersburg, Orchestr, p. 219.


Circular, the cavetto painted with a reclining nude caressing a monkey-like creature surrounded by lush vegetation within a black band and royal blue border within gold rims, with blue overglaze manufactory marks and green Imperial cypher for Alexander III, further signed in Cyrillic “po ris. Chekhonina”.

A Soviet Porcelain Plate "Woman with a Demon"

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