Советский фарфор. Каталог. (A Catalog of Soviet Porcelain.) An illustrated catalog IN RUSSIAN of Soviet porcelain from the high-water mark years of the 1930's through 1980's. More than 170 sculptures and decorative porcelain are shown from Lomonosov, Dulevo, Pervomaisky, Gorodnitsky, Riga and Tashkent, as well as the Kiev Experimental Ceramic and Art Factory, Sysert Ceramis, the Polonsky Factory of Art Ceramics, the Korosten Porcelain Factory the Krasnodar Porcelain and Faience Factory, and others. Each page is an illustrated reference to a named porcelain piece with place and time of production, the authors of the model and the painting, the size, material and model year, and where the figure is currently located. Some of the best known pieces include "Guarding the Motherland," "Soviet Sport," "Hunting and Fishing," "Visiting a Fairy Tale," "Literature," "Happy Childhood: School Years," and "Porcelain Sculpture for a Home Library" . Also included are biographies of the very best sculptors and painters with a description of their works are published. An article about exhibitions of Soviet porcelain, faience and majolica in 1919-1940 rounds out the catalog.
Published by Среди коллекционеров, Локус Станди, Moscow, 2009. 372 pages with illustrations. Hardcover with dustjacket in a clear Mylar protective sleeve. Red ribbon page marker. Brand new condition.