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Man Holding Basket of Fruit Figure, 1925

This is a figure. It was designed by Varvara Petrovna Freze and manufactured by Volkhov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1925 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.

Its dimensions are

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

underside (in Russian): "NGF / Volkhov / 1925 / V. Freze" hand-painted in green overglaze

Cite this object as

Man Holding Basket of Fruit Figure, 1925; Designed by Varvara Petrovna Freze (Russian, 1883–1970); enameled porcelain; 12.5 cm (4 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; 1989-41-176

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