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Militia Woman Figure, 1920

This is a Figure. It was designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory and model maker: Ivan Kuznetsov. It is dated 1920 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

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: hammer, sickle, cog stamped in green underglaze; hammer, sickle, cog, KNP, 5, 1918-1923 (special jubilee mark for the fifth anniversary of the State Porcelain Factory association with Narkompros), 39/45 hand-painted in black overglaze; IK impressed in clay; N.Danko impressed on side of base.

Cite this object as

Militia Woman Figure, 1920; Designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko (Russian, b. Georgia, 1892–1942); enameled porcelain; 20 cm (7 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; 1989-41-144

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