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The Nightingale: a rare Soviet porcelain platter, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection, France

The Nightingale: a rare Soviet porcelain platter, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

The Nightingale: a rare Soviet porcelain platter, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

13,860

GBP

Property from a Private Collection, France

The Nightingale: a rare Soviet porcelain platter, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1922


after a design by Georgi Narbut, rectangular, painted with stylised silhouette graphic illustration of Hans Christian Andersen, after the design of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale by Ekaterina Yakimovskaya, with orange border, marked on the underside with blue hammer, sickle and cog, with green Imperial cypher of Nicholas II, inscribed YeYa in Cyrillic and numbered 191/2, further inscribed po ris. Narbuta in Cyrillic

length 25.5 cm, 10in.

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Sotheby’s Russian Sale including the Nicholas Lynn Collection of Soviet Revolutionary Porcelain, London, 19 February 1998, lot 540
Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics: Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, London, 1990, no. 143, p. 122
At the suggestion of Chekhonin, Narbut created a series of ceramics featuring silhouetted graphics for the State Porcelain Factory between 1920-1923.