Sale IT157 Lot 6042
THREE SOVIET LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN GILT-WHITE MODELS AND A LOMONOSOV PORCELAIN FOLK ART FIGURAL DECANTER AND STOPPER
Russia, circa 1950, including a gilt-white model of a prancing horse, printed blue Cyrillic LFZ mark and 1 sort, after a model by I. Efimov, h: 8.75 in.; gilt-white figure of the young Pushkin, blue printed LFZ Cyrillic mark and x, black printed 3 sort, painted 231, various incised marks, the poet modeled as a young boy seated at a gueridon, writing on a scroll with a quill pen, h: 6.25 in.; gilt-white figure of Mashenka, blue printed LFZ Cyrillic mark, modeled as a young gracefully seated ballerina, h: 5 in.; and Soviet Lomonosov decanter and stopper, dated 1992-2001, iron-red printed LFZ Cyrillic mark / MADE IN USSR, modeled as a fashionable Frantikh woman wearing a rose decorated skirt and a traditional lace blouse, her loop-like arms designed to suspend cup-shaped shot glasses, her matching hat as the stopper, h: 10.5 in. (5)
Provenance: Estate of Ronald Sperling
Literature: For an illustrated example of the prancing horse model, see "Soviet Porcelain, 1930-1980", ? 71, p. 43.