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Blessed is Free Labor Plate, 1919

This is a Plate. It was designed by Veniamin Pavlovich Belkin and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory and decorated by Maria Petrovna Kirilova. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is enameled porcelain. 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

Diameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: hammer, sickle, cog, 1919, MK (painter's mark) hand-painted in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Blessed is Free Labor Plate, 1919; Designed by Veniamin Pavlovich Belkin (1884); enameled porcelain; Diameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-13

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