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1926

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1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1989

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Leopard and Panther Inkwell

This is a inkwell. It was designed by Ivan Ivanovich Riznich and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1926–30 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.

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Its dimensions are

H: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: hammer, sickle, cog hand-painted in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Leopard and Panther Inkwell; Designed by Ivan Ivanovich Riznich (1908); porcelain, enamel; H: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-134-a/c

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