07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Soviet Porcelain Propaganda Plate

$1,126$950
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Soviet Porcelain Propaganda Plate, St. Petersburg, Russia, 20th century, painted with central cog motif with Cyrillic inscription "dare, dare, dare, once again and always" and the red star with a hammer and sickle, gilded; base with Cyrillic monogram with crown mark of Nicolas II and date 1902, Cyrillic inscription "After a drawing by R. Wilde," dia. 9 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Very minor scattered loss to enamel and surface abrasions. No chips, cracks, or repairs.

Keywords

St. Petersburg, Nicolas II