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Accordion Player Figure, 1923

This is a figure. It was designed by Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1923 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, enamel, gilding. 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

21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: hammer, sickle, cog, 1924 hand-painted in green overglaze.

Cite this object as

Accordion Player Figure, 1923; Designed by Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev (1878 – 1927); porcelain, enamel, gilding; 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-145

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