Lot 415
  • 415

Vasily Kachalov: A Soviet faience caricature bust, Pesochensky Faience Factory, Kirov, circa 1935

3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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  • porcelain
after the design by the Kukriniksy group, with stamped red factory mark, incised x and 4

Catalogue Note

Vasily Kachalov was one of the leading actors of the Moscow Art Theatre, famous for his work with Stanislavsky and Nemirovitch-Danchenko. Kachalov was awarded the most prestigious cultural prize of the Soviet Union, People's Artists of the USSR, and was friends with the cartoonist group Kukriniksy.

For further information, please see T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 637.