Strength in Unity: A Soviet porcelain plate, State Porcelain Manufactory, Petrograd, 1921

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Painted by Natasha Gershfeld after a 1921 design by Zinaida Kobyletskaya, the cavetto with a radiating five pointed star above the slogan 'Strength in Unity / 1921' in Russian, within a pink and green foliate and geomteric wreath, the reverse signed NG (Cyrillic) and inscribed in Russian 'after the painting by the artist Kobyletskii', with blue overglaze factory mark dated 1921 and green underglaze Imperial cypher for Nicholas II dated 1896

diameter 28.5cm, 11 1/4 in.