A Soviet Porcelain Commemorative Platter, Proletariat Porcelain Manufactory, Novgorod Region, 1937
After a design by Rudolf Vilde, the center decorated with a portrait of Karl Marx painted in sepia tones surrounded by the slogan "Proletarians of the World Unite, K. Marx. 1818-1883" in Cyrillic gilt letters set among the leaves of a brightly colored wreath
with factory mark in dark grey and a Cyrillic inscription in overglaze red reading "from a design by R. Vilde, painted by A. Emelianov"
Diameter 13 3/8 in.