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Seated Nude Putting on a Slipper: A Soviet porcelain figure, State Porcelain Manufactory, Leningrad, 1923
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
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Seated Nude Putting on a Slipper: A Soviet porcelain figure, State Porcelain Manufactory, Leningrad, 1923
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
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Seated Nude Putting on a Slipper: A Soviet porcelain figure, State Porcelain Manufactory, Leningrad, 1923
after the design by Alexander Matveev, impressed Cyrillic initials AD, overglaze blue factory mark dated 1923, numbered 675/4
height 18.3cm, 7 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Purchased by the mother of the current owner from Mikhail Alekseevich Sergeev (1888-1965), the first post-Revolution director of the Narodnij (later Gosudarstvennij/GOS) bank

Catalogue Note

Matveev's design was awarded a Gold Medal at the 1925 Paris Exhibition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes.  For comparison, please see  N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics: Soviet Porcelain, 1917-1927, London, 1990, no. 109, p. 103; T. Nosovich and I. Popova, Gosudarstvennyi farforovyi zavod, 1904-1944, St Petersburg, 2005, pp. 332-333; and Aleksandr Matveev i ego shkola, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 205, cat. 202.

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