20th-century porcelain: combining aristocratic chic with Soviet propaganda

“Shock Worker” (Rus. Udarnitsa). Early 1930s.

“Shock Worker” (Rus. Udarnitsa). Early 1930s.

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In the first years after the 1917 Revolution, porcelain statuettes and elegant dish sets were deemed to be philistine. Images of building socialism, scenes from the life of Soviet workers were displayed on porcelain dishes
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