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What is this?

Cup with shallow bowl on raised foot, loop handle. Painted in interior of bowl with woman dressed in peasant costume, spinning with distaff; stylized border upper edge, thin gilded bands top and bottom edge of outside. Saucer round, slightly raised towards edges; painted with matching stylized border around center, two thin gilded bands bordering.

This is a cup and saucer. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1989. 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 medium is

porcelain, enamel, gilding

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5 x 13.1 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Underside (cup & saucer): hammer, sickle, cog stamped in green underglaze

This object was manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory

This object was catalogued by Deborah S. Shinn

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