A Soviet porcelain vase "Portrait of Mikhail Gorky"
Ukraine, late 1950s
Apparently unmarked, the vase decorated in red-orange with wheat and flower banded decoration the front centering a cartouche with an image of Gorky (1868-1936).
H: 9 3/4 in.
Ode to Joy Collection, Connecticut.
Oda k Radosti/Ode to Joy, p. 419, illus. 343
The image, by an unknown artist is painted after the 1936 portrait of Gorky by Isaac Israilevich Brodsky (1884-1939).