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BUREAUCRAT AND THE STREET COBBLER

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BUREAUCRAT AND THE STREET COBBLER

Made by: Gardner Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

A partly glazed figure group comprised of two men standing on a grey pedestal. At right is a shoemaker with black and grey cap, red coat and black boots repairing a boot. To left, a petty official is seated on a grey stump wearing a black suit and cap, while his right boot is being repaired.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
BUREAUCRAT AND THE STREET COBBLER
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
RUSSIA: Verbilki
Date made:
1880-1917
Size:
18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.460
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
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"