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Sale IT157 Lot 6033

SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN FIGURE GROUP OF TWO STEVEDORES UNLOADING SACKS OF AMERICAN GRAIN Russia, mid-to-late 20th Century, blue painted and impressed hammer, sickle and cog, impressed crescent modeler's mark, after the model by Natalya Danko of 1922, painted in black with her name, realistically modeled, the standing figure of a stevedore wearing a blue waistcoat, the seated figure wearing a red waistcoat, one sack with a painted stamp 'AMERICAIN MEAL USA', another sack with a painted Cyrillic stamp 'GOSTORG RSFSR PETROGRAD', h: 6.5 in.

Provenance: Estate of Ronald Sperling

Literature: For a period example, see the Tallis Augustus Avis property, Christie's, New York, 3 June 2013, lot 321 (realized $42,500); Also see Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Revolutionary Ceramics, Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, p. 98, fig. 99.

Estimate $150-250


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