Lot 91
  • 91

A SOVIET PORCELAIN FIGURE OF THE BALLERINA IN THE ROLE OF ZOBEIDA IN RIMSKY-KORSAKOV'S 'SHEHERAZADE', STATE PORCELAIN MANUFACTORY, PETROGRAD, CIRCA 1930, AFTER A 1923 DESIGN BY DIMITRI IOSIFOVICH IVANOV |

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 EUR
Sold
12,500 EUR
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Description

painted by factory artist Maria Alexandrovna Briantzeva, the base with overglaze blue hammer and sickle mark, with painter's monogram M.B.

Provenance

Private Swedish collection since 1940
Stockholms Auktionsverk, The Russian Auction, 12 March 2009, lot 184

Literature

T.N. Nosovich and I.P Popova, Gosudarstvenni Farforovi Zavod, 1904-1944, St Petersburg/Moscow, 2005, pp. 328-9, 666, 667
La Rivoluzione in salotto: porcellane sovietiche 1917-1930, Milan, 1988, no.118, pp. 73, 110
Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics:Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, London, 1990, pp. 143, 154.
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