of lightly flared cylindrical form, with recessed circular foot, painted overall in bright red with rising sun and oak leaf motifs and gilt details, centered with the sword, shield and hammer and sickle emblem of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD), overglaze red factory mark under base; height: 22 cm (8 5/8 in.)
Oda k radosti / Ode to Joy (Moscow: Pinakotheke, 2008), p. 438, no. 362 (illustrated)
The vase is in excellent original condition with no issues or signs of restoration to report.
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