A SOVIET SUPREMATIST PORCELAIN CUP

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1923

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A SOVIET SUPREMATIST PORCELAIN CUP
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1923
Cylindrical, on conforming foot, painted with abstract and 'square' compositions in black, red, green, yellow, grey and orange on white ground, after a design by Nikolai Suetin, part of the interior painted black, with a black scroll handle, marked under base with green underglaze Imperial Porcelain Factory mark dated ‘1912’ and black overglaze hammer, sickle and cog, and the date '1923', inscribed in black '474/388.', also further inscribed in Russian 'Suprematism / after the draw.[ing by] Suetin’
2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) high