A Russian porcelain group "Peasant Ceramicist Throwing a Pot"

Ikonnikov Manufactory, Elizavetino, 1865-1866

Exceptionally rare work of the factory, with stamped black factory mark.

H: 5 3/4 in.



PROVENANCE:

Ode to Joy Collection, Connecticut.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Exhibited
Hillwood Museum, no. 4; Pushkin Museum, no. 17

Literature
Oda k Radosti/Ode to Joy, p. 60, illus. 37, cat. no. 20

Note
Ivan Alekseevich Ikonnikov was the head of a small porcelain manufactory which he rented in 1865 from V.N. Sipiagin. Ikonnikov's works were known for the high quality of the porcelain paste, which allowed for the exceptional detail in the offered lot.


Sold for $2,500 (buyer's premium included)