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1923

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1989

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Seated Nude Figure

This is a figure. It was designed by Alexander Terentevich Matveev and manufactured by Volkhov Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1923 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.

  • Sidewall (France)
  • block printed on paper.
  • Gift of Jones and Erwin, Inc..
  • 1945-13-3-a,b

Its dimensions are

15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

underside (in Russian): "NGF / Volkhov" hand-painted in blue

Cite this object as

Seated Nude Figure; Designed by Alexander Terentevich Matveev (1878 – 1960); Manufactured by Volkhov Porcelain Factory; porcelain, enamel; 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-177

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