A Soviet faience biscuit plate "A Lesson in Ploughing"

Konakovo Faience Factory, Tver, 1930s

Inscribed in Russian, Urok pakharya "A Lesson in Plowing" in relief at base of cavetto; marked to underside: '1 / 97' impressed in paste.

L: 14 1/4 in.


Ode to Joy Collection, Connecticut.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Oda k Radosti/Ode to Joy, p. 156, illus. 92, cat. no. 127

Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)