A Soviet Porcelain Figure "The Basketball Player", Lomonosov State Porcelain Factory, Leningrad, 1925

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Depicting a young woman in a red headscarf and blue and white sporting clothing holding a basketball
after a 1925 design by Natalia Danko (1892-1942), "N. Danko 1925" incised in the paste at the back of the base, the underside with impressed hammer and sickle factory mark in a circular frame and the incised Cyrillic initials E.B., probably for factory painter Ekaterina Bolsheva
Height 6 3/4 in.
17 cm