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The Merchant's Wife Box And Lid

This is a Box and lid. It was designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1927 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is gilt and 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

H: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside: hammer, sickle stamped in blue; "Made in Russia / U.S.S.R." stamped in red

Cite this object as

The Merchant's Wife Box And Lid; Designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko (Russian, b. Georgia, 1892–1942); gilt and enameled porcelain; H: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-73-a,b

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