A Soviet porcelain cabinet plate with portrait of Lenin
Proletariat Ceramics Manufactory, Bronnitsy, mid 20th century
After a 1929 design by Ivan Konkov first produced at the Dulevo Porcelain Factory, Dulevo, in the 1930's, with stamped iron red factory mark, signed l.r. with Cyrillic initials K.Gr.
Dia: 14 1/4 in.
Ode to Joy Collection, Connecticut.
Hillwood Museum, no. 42
Oda k Radosti/Ode to Joy, p. 389, illus, 318, cat. no. 158; see also L. Andreeva, ed., Soviet Ceramics. The Sandretti Collection of 20th Century Russian Art, Milan, 2004, cat. 84, p. 56.
Sold for $1,500 (buyer's premium included)