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Inkstand with Chess Players Inkwell, 1936

This is a inkwell. It was designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1936 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.

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Its dimensions are

14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

underside: Lomonosov "LFZ" mark stamped in green

Cite this object as

Inkstand with Chess Players Inkwell, 1936; Designed by Natalya Yakovlevna Danko (Russian, b. Georgia, 1892–1942); enameled porcelain; 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-170-a/c

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