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Turkmenian Man Figure, 1919

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

H: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: Provisional Government mark partly obscured by green enamel circle; hammer, sickle, cog, 1919 hand-painted in blue overglaze; "NS" (in Russian) incised in clay.

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Turkmenian Man Figure, 1919; Manufactured by State Porcelain Factory (Russia); porcelain, enamel; H: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-118

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