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The History of the October Revolution: a Soviet porcelain propaganda plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

The History of the October Revolution: a Soviet porcelain propaganda plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921

The History of the October Revolution: a Soviet porcelain propaganda plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

16,380

GBP

The History of the October Revolution: a Soviet porcelain propaganda plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921


after a design by Zinaida Kobyletskaya, the white cavetto painted with the titled open book inscribed in gold ‘History’ in Russian, surrounded with finely painted branches, with gilt hammer and sickle, with books and a Pravda newspaper, within green and red rims, the border with gilt and red rims, marked on the underside with blue hammer, sickle and cog dated 1921, with green Imperial cypher of Alexander III

diameter 23cm, 9in.

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For further information, please see T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 266 and N. Lobanov-Rostovksy, Revolutionary Ceramics, Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, London, 1990, p. 52