a soviet porcelain propaganda plate

Add to collection

Depicting an aged bearded Bell-ringer, his arms crossed holding ropes, within a colourful background of stylised gold cisele bells and decorated panels, after a design by Aleksandra Shchekotikhina-Pototskaia, by the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory (period of Nicholas II), with later blue overglaze State Porcelain Manufactory mark dated 1921, inscribed in Russian "After the draufingj of Shchekotikhina-Pototskaia" and the initials "Ek.B" for Ekaterina Bolsheva