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A porcelain clock 'Day and Night', Natalia Danko, State Porcelain Manufactory, 1927
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A porcelain clock 'Day and Night', Natalia Danko, State Porcelain Manufactory, 1927
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A porcelain clock 'Day and Night', Natalia Danko, State Porcelain Manufactory, 1927

modelled by the artist and painted by Elena Danko, depicting two figures, one draped in purple fabric with an owl and a black cat and representing night, the other wrapped in gold and holding a sunflower representing daylight, with impressed and blue manufactory marks dated 1927, and artist's cypher  


height: 16cm., 6¼in
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Catalogue Note

A composition titled 'Day and Night' was displayed at the 1927 Moscow exhibition 'The arts of the Peoples of the USSR' , dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution.   
For a similar model, please see T.N. Nosovich and I.P. Popova, State Porcelain Manufactory 1904-1944, St. Petersburg Orchestr, 2005, p.564

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