Authentic Russian Lomonosov Porcelain Decorative pin-up Plate KRUKOV CHANNEL.
Hand-Painted. Form ellipse. 7.8 inches in diameter.
Words on the back of the item (in Russian) says:
This plate is one only official series of the Andrei Larionov author job Krukov Channel.
This is first plate of the collection serie Petersburg of the Dostoevskiy by the white nights story.
Serie is newly - made by Lomonosov porcelain manufacture, founded 1744 by the Empress Elizabeth.
Plate is made with use of rare paintings and complex technology on the base of original issued specifically for this serie of plates.
Begins near "New Holland" island, next - goes at
backyard of Mariinsky theatre - ends near St. Nicolas Cathedral.
St Nicolas Cathedral is seeing from the place were Mariinsky is.
It is known historical place - at different times Pushkin, Suvorov, Dostoevski, Griboedov,
Mayakovski lived there
Has Lomonosov Porcelain Factory (LFZ) logo on the back.
The Lomonosov Porcelain factory (formerly Emperor porcelain factory) was the first one in Russia.
The Factory was founded in 1744. They use Gzhel clays and Olonetz quartz and alabaster.
The items produced in this factory won Gold Medals in 1923 in Revel, in 1925 at Paris World Exhibition, in 1948 at Leipzig, in 1958 at Brussels. Most of factory products are produced of so-called hard-paste porcelain fired at 1400 Centigrade.