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THE MERRYMAKERS

Made by: Gardner Factory

Currently in storage


About this object

A partly glazed sculptural group comprised of three drunks/revelers. Figures are dressed in native costumes in blouses, pantaloons and boots in various colors. Ground is painted green and edge in brown. The central figure is playing the accordion and is flanked by a singer and a drunk man adjusting his coat.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
THE MERRYMAKERS
Made from:
Biscuit
Made in:
Verbilki, Russia
Date made:
1880-1917
Size:
24.8 × 20.3 cm (9 3/4 × 8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.71
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK in red overglaze: stamp of Gardner factory with imperial eagle, impressed: Gardner, St. George and the Dragon, 8
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"The Russian Porcelain Figure in the Nineteenth Century","Russian Porcelains: The Gardner, Iusupov, Batenin, Novyi, Popov, Kudinov, Sipiagin, Fomin, Safronov, Kiselev, Kornilov, Gulin, Khrapunov-Novyi, Sabanin, Miklashevskii, Guzhev, Ikonnikov, and Kuznetsov Factories"