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RUSSIAN WOMAN OF THE DON REGION

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RUSSIAN WOMAN OF THE DON REGION

Made by: Pavel Shmakov

On view in: Breakfast Room


About this object

Represents a peasant woman wearing a gingham-like kerchief on her head in black and white, a white outer blouse border in brown and green embroidery, her arms folded, an inner apron in red with a white ruffle and a skirt in red-brown with a border of yellow crosses. She wears sabots and stands on a base in red brown and brown representing the earth.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
RUSSIAN WOMAN OF THE DON REGION
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1913-After 1918
Size:
38.1 cm (15 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.429
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK under: green cipher of Nicholas II dated 1913, Cyrillic words "Veliko posska s Dona" and initials P.Sh. for Pavel Shmakov incised in paste, Cyrillic name P. Kamenskii is incised in the rear of the base
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Fabergé Rediscovered
Featured in publication:
"Russian Art at Hillwood"