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CHILDREN ROLLING EASTER EGGS

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CHILDREN ROLLING EASTER EGGS

Made by: Gardner Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

A partly glazed sculptural group of Russian girls rolling Easter eggs down a hollowed log. They are dressed in simple costumes and are barefooted. Some stand on grassy ground and others sit or stand on a platform of logs.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
CHILDREN ROLLING EASTER EGGS
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
RUSSIA: Verbilki
Date made:
1880-1917
Size:
16.5 × 14.3 cm (6 1/2 × 5 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.458
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: red overglaze oval with St. George and the Dragon in center and name on band around it, imperial eagle, impressed Gardner, 4 in Cyrillic below 6 or 9 and St. George
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1966
Featured in publication:
"Russian Porcelains: The Gardner, Iusupov, Batenin, Novyi, Popov, Kudinov, Sipiagin, Fomin, Safronov, Kiselev, Kornilov, Gulin, Khrapunov-Novyi, Sabanin, Miklashevskii, Guzhev, Ikonnikov, and Kuznetsov Factories"