Baluster Vase depicting a Crane and Flowering Branches, 1911
St. Petersburg, Imperial Porcelain Factory
Sketch and painting: E. Gagen-Torn
Porcelain, underglaze polychrome painting
Underglaze green mark, stencilled monogram N II 1911 beneath a crown.
42.6 x 16.7 cm
Elena Gagen-Torn studied at the Technical Drawing School of Baron Stieglitz in the early 1900s. In about 1910 she went to work as a painter at the Imperial Porcelain Factory, specializing in underglaze painting on porcelain. From the Winter Palace Collection.
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