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Red Face: A Soviet porcelain cup and saucer, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 9,000 GBP

Property of a Private Collector, England

Red Face: A Soviet porcelain cup and saucer, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

Red Face: A Soviet porcelain cup and saucer, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 9,000 GBP

Lot sold:

30,240

GBP

Property of a Private Collector, England

Red Face: A Soviet porcelain cup and saucer, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922


after the design by Alexandra Shchekotikhina-Pototskaya, the front of the cup painted with a red face with gilt details, within gilt ciselé décor, the reverse with a crowd of finely painted peasants, the saucer with matching green and gold foliate ornaments, with green Imperial cypher of Nicholas II dated 1914, with red factory marks dated 1922 and further inscribed ‘Sh’ in Cyrillic for Shchekotikhina

height of the cup 10cm, 4in., diameter of the saucer 16cm, 6 1/3in.

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For a similar cup and saucer by Alexandra Shchekotikhina-Pototskaya, please see, T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 295.