Figure

ca. 1950-1960 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels
Brief Description
Figure of 'boy skier', hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in enamels, Gardner Porcelain Factory, Moscow, Russia, ca. 1950-60
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.5cm
  • Width: 13.7cm
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
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.305-1993

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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