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1918

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1989

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Red Guard Figure

This is a figure. It was designed by Vasilii Vasilievich Kuznetsov and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1918 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.

Its dimensions are

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: hammer, sickle stamped in green underglaze; 1922, 46/12 hand-painted in brown overglaze

Cite this object as

Red Guard Figure; Designed by Vasilii Vasilievich Kuznetsov (1881 – 1923); porcelain, enamel; 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-143

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