Lot 1. A RARE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATTER 'SOVNARKOM'

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Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1 | A RARE SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATTER 'SOVNARKOM'
After the design by Bossilka Radonitch, circular, the centre painted with a gilt ciselé cornucopia of flowers, each flower inscribed in Russian with names of Soviet government bodies, the largest flower shaped as a red star and inscribed 'Sovnarkom' [Council of People's Commissars], all within a grey border inscribed 'Russ.[ian] Soc.[ialist] Fed.[erative] Sov.[iet] Rep.[ublic]', marked under base with blue hammer, sickle and cog, also signed with Cyrillic initial 'B.' and dated '1921'
137/8 in. (35.2 cm.) diameter

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Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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