Figure of Bashkir Man

Figurine

Creator:

Dmitrovskii farforovyi zavod (Dmitrov Porcelain Factory) (firm)

Date:

1925 - 193

Materials:

Porcelain

Dimensions:

W 9.5 cm x H 29.5 cm x D 8 cm

Accession Number:

109.2007

Description

Porcelain figure of a Bashkir man in ethnic clothing: tall red hat with yellow accents, blue coat with silver trim and blue trousers with red stripe. He is holding a sheathed sword in his left hand. On front of base is lettering: БАШКИР ("Bashkir"). Figure is from the "People of Russia" series started by the Gardner factory in 1870s, which was based on color lithographs from a book by Theodore de Pauli titled ‘Description Ethnographique des peuples de la Russie’ published in 1862. This figure was made in the 1920s-1930s using the 1870 model.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark: overglaze blue stamp with hammer and sickle under five-pointed star, initials ФЦФ Т.2, Дмитровская ст. Верб. Сев. ЖД; impressed number 317.