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Seated Peasant Drinking from a Kovsh

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Seated Peasant Drinking from a Kovsh

Made by: Gardner Factory

On view in: Second Floor Library


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:
overall __5.50 IN __4.94 IN
overall __13.97 CM __12.54 CM

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"