2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


A Soviet Porcelain Cup and Saucer "Mermaids"

220.

A Soviet Porcelain Cup and Saucer "Mermaids"


6,000-8,000 GBP

ALEXANDRA SCHEKOTIKHINA-POTOTSKAYA, LOMONOSOV STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, LENINGRAD, 1922

Diameter of the saucer 14.5 cm, height of the cup 6.5 cm.


Related literature: For a similar work, see T.N. Nosovich, I.P. Popova, Gosudarstvenny farforovy zavod. 1904–1944, St Petersburg, Orchestr, p. 290.


The cup painted with four mermaids depicted above the water surface, surrounded by reeds and a fishing net, the interior of the bowl painted with a goldfish, saucer similarly decorated with stylised flowers, with green Imperial cyphers for Alexander III and Nicholas II, blue overglaze manufactory marks dated 1922, cup further inscribed in Cyrillic “po ris. Schekotikhinoi”.

A Soviet Porcelain Cup and Saucer "Mermaids"

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.