A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1919

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A SOVIET PROPAGANDA PORCELAIN PLATE
BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, AND THE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY, PETROGRAD, 1919
After the design by Vladimir Lebedev, the centre painted with a stylised sickle and wheat stalk and Russian inscription ‘Pravda’ [Truth] on an abstract composition in brown, black and green, within a black and gilt border, marked under base with masked Imperial Porcelain Factory mark and blue overglaze hammer, sickle and cog, and the date '1919'
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) diameter