Feliks Dzerzhinsky and Vladimir Lenin, full figure statuette
in Silumin alloy, circa 1970s.
In Silumin alloy, stands 8½" tall on 4 ½ " x 4" base. The
original artwork was created by Aron Pliskin, a prominent
Soviet Socialist Realism sculptor who specialized in
monuments (as a side note, he immigrated to Israel soon
after the collapse of the USSR; one of his works, a bust of
Solomon Mikhoels, is currently on display in the Jerusalem
Lenin and his close ally Dzerzhinsky are depicted immersed
in a lively discussion while on a brisk walk. Fittingly,
Lenin is apparently the one who is doing most of the
talking, gesticulating with his right hand to make a point
(a chopping motion suggest perhaps the planned eradication
of the enemy classes). The creator of Soviet secret police
is intently listening leaning slightly forward as to not
miss a single word, hands clasped behind his back.
In excellent condition. There are occasional small spots to
the finish, mostly on the plinth, but no visible nicks,
dents or other significant wear of any kind. This very
impressive dynamic piece is far less common than the
"singular" Lenin or Dzerzhinsky standing statuettes or
Please note, medal in our photo is for size reference.