A PORCELAIN COFFEE POT FROM THE RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA SERVICE

Author

BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, CIRCA 1926

Add to collection

Lot details

A PORCELAIN COFFEE POT FROM THE RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA SERVICE
BY THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, CIRCA 1926
Of tapering oblong form, on a white ground, one side painted with a portrait of Ruslan wearing a traditional helmet, chain mail and carrying a shield, the other side painted with a portrait of Lyudmila, wearing a traditional kokoshnik with partially gilt veil, with gilt borders, the handle shaped as a sheaf of wheat, with a detachable cover decorated with a gilt finial shaped as a pine cone, after a design by Sergei Chekhonin, marked under base with green underglaze hammer, sickle and cog indistinctly dated, also inscribed in Russian 'After the draw.[ing by] S.V. Chekhonin. MK.’ for Maria Kirillova
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high