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Struggle Gives Birth to Heroes Plate, 1918

This is a plate. It was designed by Sergei Vasilievich Chekhonin 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.

This object was donated by Ludmilla Shapiro and Henry Shapiro. 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

Diameter: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside: hammer, sickle, cog, 1919 hand-painted in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Struggle Gives Birth to Heroes Plate, 1918; Designed by Sergei Vasilievich Chekhonin (Russian, 1878 - 1936); porcelain, enamel; Diameter: 23.5 cm (9 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; 1989-41-8

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