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CUP FROM THE DEFENSE (OBORONNYI [TACHANKA]) SERVICE, ONE OF SIX

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CUP FROM THE DEFENSE (OBORONNYI [TACHANKA]) SERVICE, ONE OF SIX

Made by: Sergei Efremovich Sazonov

Currently in storage


About this object

In the rectangular panel on each cup is painted a scene of a Cossack raid. Mounted cossacks are riding to the attach against the background of a burning village, etc. on a ground of plum with some gilding. Each saucer has four panels in the outer section; in two, different seascapes and two are plum colored with gilding. a-c: 4 horses with riders carrying swords, explosion in background; d: 4 horses drawing a carriage with three men trying to escape the shots of another horseman in the distance; e: three soldiers on horses at th shore of a lake / sea; f: a soldier on a horse and one on foot, apparently scouts; g,h: scenes with explosions; i: field, road, dead tree; j: sea and rocks; k,l: a scene in blue and green with stream, pine tree, mountains.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
CUP FROM THE DEFENSE (OBORONNYI [TACHANKA]) SERVICE, ONE OF SIX
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
USSR: Verbilki
Date made:
1936
Size:
5.6 x 8.3 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.418.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK [mark of Dmitrovsk ca. 1936-1945] in iron red overglaze, stamped on underside Includes initials RSFSR, NKMP for People's Commissariat of Light Industry, and the location "Verbilki Station" mark T1 in iron red overglaze, above Dmitrovsk mark This is not part of permanent mark. Not clear what it indicates. mark 1 in red overglaze below factory mark This is not part of standard mark. Not clear what it indicates. inscription 0 in purple overglaze near foot. May be a painter's mark.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973