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SEATED PEASANT DRINKING FROM A KOVSH

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SEATED PEASANT DRINKING FROM A KOVSH

Made by: Gardner Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

A partly glazed figurine of a bald peasant seated and dressed in a light blue blouse, black trousers, white stockings and brown lapti, drinking from a brown kovsh. Beside him is a brown barrel with removeable cover. Ground is designed as wooden planks.

Category:
ceramics, russian
Object name:
SEATED PEASANT DRINKING FROM A KOVSH
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
RUSSIA: Verbilki
Date made:
1880-1917
Size:
14 × 12.5 cm (5 1/2 × 4 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.69.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; NAME underneath impressed: Gardner in Cyrillic, St. George and the Dragon, 2; on inside of cover: name of former owner, rubbed overglaze red factory name below Imperial warrant
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
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"