Figurine

ca.1955

Lomonosov

Height: 29.0 cm, Width: 11.6 cm, Depth: 8.4 cm

S.16567-2014 T&P

Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938) in the title role of Modest Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov.Glazed porcelain figurine with hand-painted decoration. Lomonosov State Porcelain factory, ca.1955, after a 1922 model by Iakov Troupianskii and a painted design by Varvara Rukavishnikova

Glazed and unlazed porcelain figurine representing Feodor Chaliapin in the title role of Modest Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov, standing on a roughly oval white base, wearing a midnight blue coat with a maroon collar, decorated with rows of gold buttons and hand-painted with gold floral sprigs, pver a long white tunic, turquoise breeches and tan boots decorated with floral patterns. He holds a length of turquoise fabric in his right hand, both hands bend to his chest. The base bears the marker's mark for the Lomonosov State Porcelain Factory.

Gasson Collection

Location: In Storage

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