Long Live the Soviet Power: A Soviet porcelain plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921
after the design by Elizaveta Rosendorf, the cavetto painted with hammer, sickle and pliers, the rim inscribed with
the slogan in Russian, with green Imperial cypher of Nicholas II dated 1898, blue factory mark dated 1921
diameter 24cm, 9½in.
The cavetto with some surface scratches to the centre of the painting. The rim with some stacking wear; overall in good order.
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