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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Moscow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1950-1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gardner Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.305-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 4

Physical description

Figure of 'boy skier', possibly representing the pioneer hero Pavel Morosov. Boy with hat, jacket, cravat, and boots, skiing past fir trees. Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in grey, turquoise, green, blue, red, and gilded on edges of clothing, and around the base.

Place of Origin

Moscow (made)

Date

ca. 1950-1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Gardner Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Mark in Russian script
Printed in green

A triangle
Incised

'57'
Painted in light brown

[Indistinct mark] in red

Mark in Russian script, on back

Dimensions

Height: 24.5 cm, Width: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of 'boy skier', hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels, Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, Russia, ca. 1950-60

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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