"Soviet Propaganda Porcelain" Elvira Sametskaya, C
2004, Moscow. Limited edition cloth bound hard cover in
presentation box. 12"x9"x1.5"
Massive format. Russian text, 477 pp, over 800 magnificent
photos in full color. This catalog covers most important
works of early Soviet Avant-Garde porcelain as well as
masterpieces in Socialist Realism style of 1930s. A visual
treat for the collector, historian and student of
For the first time, well over 100 major masters are
represented in a single volume, organized alphabetically.
Each section comprises biography of the artist and
representative examples of his art. The preface contains
illustrated history of Soviet porcelain as a blend of art
form and propaganda, from 1917 through 1941. The book also
includes a comprehensive catalog of manufacturer marks and
signatures of individual masters.
Extraordinary work, equally recommended to collectors, art
historians and reference libraries! Magnificent out of print
reference. We have only a single copy in stock having tiny
amount of wear to the outer box, otherwise mint, never used.