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1927

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1989

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Woman Washing Clothes Figure

This is a figure. It was designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory and decorated by Varvara Feodorovna Rukavishnikova. It is dated 1927 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.

  • Object ID #907130247
  • hard-paste porcelain.
  • Lent by The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Arthur T. Aldis & Russell....
  • 34.2016.9

Its dimensions are

24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: Lomonosov mark for 1937 stamped in blue overglaze; "V F R" (for Varvara Feodorovna Rukavishnikova) hand-painted in orange overglaze.

Cite this object as

Woman Washing Clothes Figure; Designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko (Russian, b. Georgia, 1892–1942); enameled porcelain; 24.1 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; 1989-41-164

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