A Soviet porcelain plate, Vkhutemas Kerfak, Moscow, 1921

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After a design by Oganes Tatevosyan, the cavetto painted with a figure in Turkik costume kneeling beside a red hammer and sickle, cradling an orange banner inscribed in Arabic 'Workers of the World Unite', the blue border inscribed and dated 'In commemoration of the Third International Congress, 1921' within painted roundels celebrating Soviet ideals, with overglaze factory mark

diameter 25.5cm, 10in.